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- Faber and Faber 2011; US$ 11.65
A fascinating account of the latest thinking on human evolution, by 'one of the most respected evolutionary psychologists in Britain'. For scientists studying evolution, the past decade has seen astonishing advances across many disciplines - discoveries which have revolutionised scientific thinking and turned upside down our understanding of who... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 362.00
Biological Psychology is the study of psychological processes in terms of biological functions. A major obstacle to understanding dialogue in the field has always been its terminology which is drawn from a variety of non-psychological sources such as clinical medicine, psychiatry and neuroscience, as well as specialist areas of psychology such as ethology,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 52.95
During the last 15 years, human sociobiology has metamorphosed into evolutionary psychology. It is concerned with the social problems and stresses hominid and primate ancestors encountered, the psychological mechanisms natural selection shaped to deal with these stresses, and the way those ancient mechanisms work now. Evolutionary psychologists are... more...
- Elsevier Science 2003; US$ 149.00
The aim of Advances in the Study of Behavior remains as it has been since the series began: to serve the increasing number of scientists who are engaged in the study of animal behavior by presenting their theoretical ideas and research to their colleagues and to those in neighboring fields. We hope that the series will continue its "contribution to... more...
- Elsevier Science 2002; US$ 139.00
The Psychology of Learning and Motivation publishes empirical and theoretical contributions in cognitive and experimental psychology, ranging from classical and instrumental conditioning to complex learning and problem solving. Each chapter provides a thoughtful integration of a body of work. Volume 41 includes in its coverage chapters on multimedia... more...
- Elsevier Science 1994; US$ 139.00
The Psychology of Learning and Motivation publishes empirical and theoretical contributions in cognitive and experimental psychology, ranging from classical and instrumental conditioning to complex learning and problem solving. Each chapter provides a thoughtful integration of a body of work. Volume 31 covers children's representations of groups,... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2000; US$ 74.99
Preface. 1. Putting Social Sciences Together Again: An Introduction to the Volume, Timothy A. Kohler. 2. Nonlinear and Synthetic Models for Primate Societies, Irenaeus J. A. te Boekhorst and Charlotte K. Hemelrijk. 3. The Evolution of Cooperation in an Ecological Context: An Agent-Based Model, John W. Pepper and Barbara B. Smuts. 4. Evolution of Interference,... more...
- Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 37.50
When a chimpanzee stockpiles rocks as weapons or when a frog sends out mating calls, we might easily assume these animals know their own motivations--that they use the same psychological mechanisms that we do. But as Beyond the Brain indicates, this is a dangerous assumption because animals have different evolutionary trajectories, ecological niches,... more...
- University of California Press 2000; US$ 15.95
Aggression and competition are customarily presented as the natural state of affairs in both human society and the animal kingdom. Yet, as this book shows, our species relies heavily on cooperation for survival as do many others--from wolves and dolphins to monkeys and apes. more...