1. What categories of research methods are used to study human brain function? What are some examples, advantages, and disadvantages of each?

2. What are three key functions that the brain has evolved to perform as a biological organ?

3. Describe three common forms of cognitive bias in human thinking. Can you think of an example of each type in everyday life?

4. What are the key elements of the scientific method? How might each of these elements help to overcome some of the brain’s built-in biases?