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Major Works: Comparative Psychology

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Titles published by Routledge Major Works cover an abundance of literature on leading and influential figures, key concepts, topics and sub-disciplines across the social sciences, humanities, behavioural sciences and law.

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  1. Affect, Conditioning, and Cognition (PLE: Emotion)

    Essays on the Determinants of Behavior

    Edited by J. Bruce Overmier, F. Robert Brush

    Series: Psychology Library Editions: Emotion

    Originally published in 1985, this title was a retrospective appreciation of the late Richard L. Solomon. His pre- and postdoctoral students from past years presented the 22 papers which are published in this volume. The book reflects the breadth of Solomon’s impact through his teaching and...

    Published November 18th 2014 by Psychology Press

  2. Emotions and Anxiety (PLE: Emotion)

    New Concepts, Methods, and Applications

    Edited by Marvin Zuckerman, Charles D. Spielberger

    Series: Psychology Library Editions: Emotion

    First published in 1976, this volume was completely new with original contributions and traces the advances in theory and research on anxiety and emotion of the previous decade. The authors examine the origins of fear, anxiety, and other emotions and consider self-report and psychophysiological...

    Published November 18th 2014 by Psychology Press

  3. Handbook of Learning and Cognitive Processes (Volume 1)

    Introduction to Concepts and Issues

    Edited by W. K. Estes

    Series: Handbook of Learning and Cognitive Processes

    From the Foreword: "Is it possible at present to identify a core cluster of theoretical ideas, concepts, and methods with which everyone working in the area of learning and cognition needs to be familiar? Would it be possible to make explicit the relationships that we feel do or must exist among...

    Published June 9th 2014 by Psychology Press

  4. Handbook of Learning and Cognitive Processes (Volume 2)

    Conditioning and Behavior Theory

    Edited by William K. Estes

    Series: Handbook of Learning and Cognitive Processes

    Originally published in 1975, Volume 2 of this Handbook looks at areas traditionally associated with learning theory such as conditioning, discrimination and behavior theory. It deals with concepts and theories growing principally out of laboratory studies of conditioning and learning. The...

    Published June 9th 2014 by Psychology Press

  5. Processes of Animal Memory (PLE: Memory)

    Edited by Douglas L. Medin, William A. Roberts, Roger T. Davis

    Series: Psychology Library Editions: Memory

    Originally published in 1976, this volume contains new and original contributions of the time addressed to a related set of ideas concerning processes of memory in animals. The theme is that animals remember and that theories of animal learning must take this into account as well as the coding...

    Published April 24th 2014 by Psychology Press

  6. Phenomenology and the Science of Behaviour

    An Historical and Epistemological Approach

    By George Thinés

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Phenomenology

    The value of psychology as a science has been challenged in phenomenology and in other epistemological trends. The main objective of this book is to draw the attention of students of human and animal behaviour to important achievements in phenomenological psychology and comparative physiology which...

    Published August 8th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Personality: Critical Concepts

    Edited by Cary Cooper, Cary L. Cooper, Lawrence A. Pervin

    Series: Critical Concepts in Psychology

    Almost everything we do as humans is influenced by our personalities. This set of critical readings in personality theory brings together all the major contributions in the field. All the classical papers on the critical theories of personality are included, as well as more contemporary work on...

    Published October 1st 1998 by Routledge

  8. Behaviourism

    The Early Years

    Series: History of Psychology

    First published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published September 29th 1994 by Routledge

  9. The Roots of Behaviourism

    Edited by Robert H. Wozniak

    Series: History of Psychology

    In his 1913 behaviourist manifesto John B Watson urged psychologists to adopt "a unitary scheme of animal response...(that) recognizes no dividing line between man and brute." His call was heeded. By the 1930s, methodological behaviourism and animal behaviour research were dominant features of the...

    Published September 23rd 1993 by Routledge

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