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  1. Comparative Psychology

    Evolution and Development of Behavior, 2nd Edition

    By Mauricio R. Papini

    Comparative Psychology (second edition) is a core textbook for senior undergraduate and graduate courses in Comparative Psychology, Animal Behavior, and Evolutionary Psychology. Its main goal is to introduce the student to evolutionary and developmental approaches to the study of animal behavior....

    Published May 27th 2008 by Psychology Press

  2. Animal Learning and Cognition, 3rd Edition

    An Introduction

    By John M. Pearce

    Animal Learning and Cognition: An Introduction provides an up-to-date review of the principal findings from more than a century of research into animal intelligence. This new edition has been expanded to take account of the many exciting developments that have occurred over the last ten years....

    Published February 6th 2008 by Psychology Press

  3. 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, Helena Matute

    Series: Special Issues of the Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology

    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 March 21st 2007 by Psychology Press

  4. The Gestural Communication of Apes and Monkeys

    Edited by Josep Call, Michael Tomasello

    The Gestural Communication of Apes and Monkeys is an intriguing compilation of naturalistic and experimental research conducted over the course of 20 years on gestural communication in primates, as well as a comparison to what is known about the vocal communication of nonhuman primates. The editors...

    Published January 29th 2007 by Psychology Press

  5. Behavior Analysis Around the World

    A Special Issue of the International Journal of Psychology

    Edited by Rubén Ardila

    Series: Special Issues of the International Journal of Psychology

    Behaviour analysis has tradionally been one of the main areas and main approaches to psychology. It is based on laboratory research and in conceptualizations from distinguished figures of the discipline, such as Skinner, Pavlov, Mach, and even Watson and Thorndike. It has generated a science (the...

    Published December 20th 2006 by Psychology Press

  6. Training Nonhuman Primates Using Positive Reinforcement Techniques

    A Special Issue of the journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science

    Edited by Mark J. Prescott, Hannah M. Buchanan-Smith

    This special issue illustrates benefits to animals from positive reinforcement training (PRT) and--depending on the setting--to scientists, animal care staff, veterinarians, and in the case of the zoo, the visiting public. One important theme throughout is that training is a joint venture between...

    Published October 31st 2003 by Psychology Press

  7. Animal Cognition

    By Nick Lund

    Series: Routledge Modular Psychology

    Animal Cognition looks at how non-human animals process information from their environment. Nick Lund has written an accessible and engaging account of this area of comparative psychology. The book contains chapters on animal navigation (including homing behaviour and migration), animal...

    Published April 24th 2002 by Routledge

  8. Determinants of Animal Behaviour

    By Jo Anne Cartwright

    Series: Routledge Modular Psychology

    Are animals intelligent? How do they learn to solve everyday survival problems? Can they be intentionally deceptive? The investigation of animal behaviour is an important and fascinating aspect of comparative psychology. Determinants of Animal Behaviour thoroughly covers the section on determinants...

    Published April 3rd 2002 by Routledge

  9. Picture Perception in Animals

    Edited by Joel Fagot

    Animal researchers commonly present pictures to their subjects, usually birds or monkeys, in order to infer how natural objects are perceived and conceptualised, or to discover the brain mechanisms underlying these abilities. This unique book questions the premise of this experimental approach and...

    Published November 29th 2000 by Psychology Press

  10. Culture in Psychology

    Edited by Corinne Squire

    Culture in Psychology breaks new ground by attempting to understand the complexity and specificity of cultural identities today. It rejects the idea that Western culture is a standard, or that any culture is homogenous and stable. Equally, it rejects the notion that culture is a mechanism that...

    Published September 20th 2000 by Routledge