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New and Published Books

  1. Human Contingency Learning: Recent Trends in Research and Theory

    A Special Issue of the Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology

    Edited by Tom Beckers, Jan De Houwer

    The present special issue presents an overview of recent developments and controversies in research on human contingency learning. Contributions range from purely fundamental, theoretical analyses, over empirically oriented reports, to more applied contributions, reflecting the breadth of scope of...

    Published June 25th 2015 by Psychology Press

  2. Lectures on Human and Animal Psychology (Psychology Revivals)

    By Wilhelm Wundt

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Wilhelm Wundt is known today as one of the founding figures of modern psychology. The first person to ever call himself a Psychologist, he is also widely regarded as the "father of experimental psychology", having established the first laboratory in the world dedicated to psychological...

    Published June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Social Fabrics of the Mind

    Edited by Michael R.A. Chance

    Series: Psychology Library Editions: Social Psychology

    Originally published in 1988, this book outlines a new evolutionary paradigm for understanding human society and mental structure, originating from the editor's work in primate ethology. It is supported and further elaborated by the contributors. Chance argues that two modes of social interaction,...

    Published June 8th 2015 by Psychology Press

  4. Starting from Scratch

    The Origin and Development of Expression, Representation and Symbolism in Human and Non-Human Primates

    By John Matthews

    This book compares the beginning of symbolic thought in human infancy with that of our close primate relatives, the chimpanzees. The author investigates the precursors of symbolism by studying the actions and interactions of a small group of these intelligent, non-human primates who live in...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Psychology Press

  5. Perspectives on Human-Animal Communication

    Internatural Communication

    Edited by Emily Plec

    Series: Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

    Despite its inherent interdisciplinarity, the Communication discipline has remained an almost entirely anthropocentric enterprise. This book represents early and prominent forays into the subject of human-animal communication from a Communication Studies perspective, an effort that brings a...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  6. Social Behaviour in Animals (Psychology Revivals)

    With Special Reference to Vertebrates

    By N. Tinbergen

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Originally published in 1953, this is a classic study in animal behaviour, drawing on the author’s own extraordinary studies of insects, fish, and birds, as well as on the literature. The concept ‘community’ is taken in its widest sense to include all types of association of individuals, not only...

    Published May 1st 2015 by Psychology Press

  7. Intelligence in Ape and Man (Psychology Revivals)

    By David Premack

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    What is language and what is the nature of the intelligence that can acquire it? This volume, originally published in 1976, describes 10 years of research devoted to these questions. The author describes his programmatic research of decomposing language into atomic constituents, designing and...

    Published January 15th 2015 by Psychology Press

  8. Instinct, Environment and Behaviour (Psychology Revivals)

    By Stephen Lea

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    What can the evolution of animal behaviour tell us about human behaviour? More specifically, how good an account of animal behaviour can we give in terms of evolution, and how do humans fit in with or deviate from the pattern established for other animals? The biological approach to the study of...

    Published December 4th 2014 by Psychology Press

  9. Neuroeconomics: Hype or Hope?

    Edited by Caterina Marchionni, Jack Vromen

    Is neuroeconomics a flimsy fad likely to pass without leaving a discernible trace in economics? Or is it a promising new field with the potential to enrich and improve economic theory? Neuroeconomics brings together a unique mix of perspectives ranging from philosophy of science to neuroeconomics...

    Published November 25th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Crime and Personality (Psychology Revivals)

    By H.J. Eysenck

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    When Crime and Personality was first published in 1964, J.A.C. Brown, writing in the New Statesman, commented: ‘There can be no doubt of the importance of Professor Eysenck’s book on the nature and treatment of criminal behaviour.’ This third edition originally published in 1977 had been completely...

    Published November 21st 2014 by Routledge