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  1. Collective Learning for Transformational Change

    A Guide to Collaborative Action

    By Valerie A. Brown, Judith A. Lambert

    This step by step guide is for those seeking to undertake a transformational change process based on strong collaboration among diverse interests. Guiding transformational change goes beyond small changes to an existing system. It leads to lasting change in the system itself. The collective...

    Published May 30th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Behavior Analysis and Learning

    Fifth Edition

    By W. David Pierce, Carl D. Cheney

    Behavior Analysis and Learning, Fifth Edition is an essential textbook covering the basic principles in the field of behavior analysis and learned behaviors, as pioneered by B. F. Skinner. The textbook provides an advanced introduction to operant conditioning from a very consistent Skinnerian...

    Published March 17th 2013 by Psychology Press

  3. 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 December 17th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Police Responses to People with Mental Illnesses

    Global Challenges

    Edited by Duncan Chappell

    Series: Police Practice and Research

    According to the World Health Organisation during their lifetime more than one quarter of all individuals will develop one or more mental or behavioural disorders. Given prevalence data like this it is not surprising that wherever they reside on the planet many persons suffering from a mental...

    Published November 22nd 2011 by Routledge

  5. Clinical Applications of Learning Theory

    Edited by Mark Haselgrove, Lee Hogarth

    This book examines a variety of psychological disorders from the perspective of the psychology of learning. Grounded in the study of classical and instrumental conditioning, learning theory provides an explanatory framework for the way in which humans acquire information, and when applied, how...

    Published November 9th 2011 by Psychology Press

  6. Creating Cultural Monsters

    Serial Murder in America

    By Julie B. Wiest

    Serial murderers generate an abundance of public interest, media coverage, and law enforcement attention, yet after decades of studies, serial murder researchers have been unable to answer the most important question: Why? Providing a unique and comprehensive exploration, Creating Cultural Monsters...

    Published June 5th 2011 by CRC Press

  7. The Pragmatics Reader

    Edited by Dawn Archer, Peter Grundy

    The Pragmatics Reader is the indispensable set of readings for all students studying Pragmatics at advanced undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Combining key classic texts with newer extracts covering current developments in contemporary Pragmatics, each reading has been carefully selected to...

    Published March 1st 2011 by Routledge

  8. 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 October 21st 2010 by Psychology Press

  9. Learning from Animals?

    Examining the Nature of Human Uniqueness

    Edited by Louise S. Röska-Hardy, Eva M. Neumann-Held

    Human language, cognition, and culture are unique; they are unparalleled in the animal kingdom. The claim that we can learn what makes us human by studying other animal species provokes vigorous reactions and many deny that comparative research can shed any light on the origins and character of...

    Published October 16th 2008 by Psychology Press

  10. 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