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Mind and Body

Although for the convenience of study we treat them separately, mind and body cannot be split. They form a continuum.

These classes study:

The influence of mental states on physical behaviour The influence of physical states on mental behaviour The influence of our surroundings on behaviour The influence of external stimuli on behaviour

T H E I N F L U E N C E O F M E N T A L S T A T E S O N P H Y S I C A L B E H A V I O U R

A mental state can produce a physical state. Sometimes we see someone walking down the street smiling. They are thinking about something that makes them happy but are unaware of their own facial expression.