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Comparative psychology. Animal and human psychology

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  • Basic Psychoanalytic Concepts on the Theory of Instinctsby Humberto Nagera

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 105.00

    Originally published in 1970, this volume describes in condensed but detailed form Freud?s development of the theory of instincts. As is well known, Freud reformulated and amplified his theory of instincts at several points during his lifetime. Such periodical amplifications and reformulations were made necessary by a number of factors, for as Freud... more...

  • Motivationby Rainer Niermeyer; Manuel Seyffert

    Haufe Lexware Verlag 2011; US$ 4.77

    Motivation allein macht noch keinen Erfolg. Aber ohne Motivation kann man keinen Erfolg haben. Die Frage ist nur: Wie funktioniert Motivation eigentlich? Und wie schafft man es sich selbst und andere zu motivieren? Dieser TaschenGuide zeigt Ihnen, wie es geht. Inhalte Welche Faktoren unsere Motivation beeinflussen, wie Sie sich selbst motivieren,... more...

  • Der moralische Instinktby Jan Verplaetse

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2011; US$ 8.50

    Das Buch versucht eine nuancierte Antwort auf die Frage nach Gut und Böse zu geben. Es ordnet unser moralisches und unmoralisches Verhalten fünf verschiedenen Moralsystemen zu. Vier von ihnen beruhen auf Intuitionen oder Emotionen (die Bindungsmoral, die Moral der Gewalt, die Moral der Reinlichkeit, die Kooperationsmoral) und nur eine ist rational... more...

  • Handbook of Psychologyby Michela Gallagher; Randy J. Nelson; Irving B. Weiner

    Wiley 2003; US$ 132.00

    Includes established theories and cutting-edge developments. Presents the work of an international group of experts. Presents the nature, origin, implications, an future course of major unresolved issues in the area. more...

  • Performing Psychologyby Lois Holzman

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 48.95

    More than an academic critique, Performing Psychology offers a new methodology for understanding human life. Arguing that both psychological activity and its study are essentially performance, Neuman and his colleagues expose the myths of mainstream psychology and the limitations of its postmodern challengers. more...

  • Sex Ratiosby Ian C. W. Hardy

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 89.00

    Theory and methods of exploring sex ratios in plants, animals and microbes. more...

  • Pretending and Imagination in Animals and Childrenby Robert W. Mitchell

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 68.00

    This 2002 book compares and contrasts pretending and imaginative abilities in children and nonhuman primates. more...

  • Theoretical Approaches in Psychologyby Matt Jarvis

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 26.95

    Psychologists use a range of principles and theories, all of which view the person and the study of the person in very different ways. Theoretical Approaches in Psychology introduces and outlines the six main approaches and considers how each has helped psychologists understand human behaviour, thought and feeling. The Routledge Modular Psychology... more...

  • Cooperation in Primates and Humansby Peter M. Kappeler

    Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 129.00

    Cooperative behavior has been one of the enigmas of evolutionary theory. This book examines the many facets of cooperative behavior in primates and humans. It bridges the gap between parallel research in primatology and studies of humans, and highlights both common principles and aspects of human uniqueness, with respect to cooperative behavior. more...

  • Learning from Animals?by Louise S. Röska-Hardy; Eva M. Neumann-Held

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 90.00

    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 human distinctive capacities. However, Learning from... more...