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  1. 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 October 3rd 2013 by Psychology Press

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Theories of Animal Memory

    Edited by Donald F. Kendrick, Mark E. Rilling, M. Ray Denny

    Series: Comparative Cognition and Neuroscience Series

    First published in 1986. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published March 31st 1986 by Psychology Press

  9. Comparing Behavior

    Studying Man Studying Animals

    Edited by D. W. Rajecki

    First published in 1983. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published April 30th 1983 by Psychology Press

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