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Comparative psychology. Animal and human psychology

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  • The Anatomy of Achievement Motivationby Heinz Heckhausen; Brendan A. Maher

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    The Anatomy of Achievement Motivation focuses on the study of individual differences in motivations, including the determinants of specific motives and methods of assessing motive strength. The book first offers information on content analysis and evaluative dispositions, as well as the theory of thematic apperception method, experimental method,... more...

  • Instinct, Environment and Behaviour (Psychology Revivals)by Stephen Lea

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    What can the evolution of animal behaviour tell us about human behaviour? More specifically, how good an account of animal behaviour can we give in terms of evolution, and how do humans fit in with or deviate from the pattern established for other animals? The biological approach to the study of animal behaviour has important implications for psychology,... more...

  • Determinants of Animal Behaviourby Jo Anne Cartwright

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 27.95

    Are animals intelligent? How do they learn to solve everyday survival problems? Can they be intentionally deceptive? The investigation of animal behaviour is an important and fascinating aspect of comparative psychology. Determinants of Animal Behaviour thoroughly covers the section on determinants of animal behaviour in the AQA (A) comparative psychology... more...

  • Beast and Manby Mary Midgley

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 22.95

    Philosophers have traditionally concentrated on the qualities that make human beings different from other species. In Beast and Man Mary Midgley, one of our foremost intellectuals, stresses continuities. What makes people tick? Largely, she asserts, the same things as animals. She tells us humans are rather more like other animals than we previously... more...

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

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 48.00 US$ 39.36

    First published in 2002, this book compares and contrasts pretending and imaginative abilities in children and nonhuman primates. more...

  • Sex Ratiosby Ian C. W. Hardy

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 48.00 US$ 39.36

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

  • Molecular Mechanisms Influencing Aggressive Behavioursby Novartis Foundation

    Wiley 2006; US$ 226.00 US$ 195.87

    This book features scientists from a broad spectrum of disciplines discussing recent data on aggression in laboratory animals with particular reference to possible implications for understanding human aggression.  Chapters focus on the major current experimental issues in the study of aggression in humans and animals. The extensive discussions... more...

  • Evolutionary Psychologyby Lance Workman; Will Reader

    Cambridge University Press 1753; US$ 48.00 US$ 39.36

    An accessible, objective and comprehensive textbook providing an engaging and user-friendly introduction to evolutionary psychology. more...

  • The Mathematics of Behaviorby Earl Hunt

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 40.00 US$ 32.80

    This book is about using mathematics to think about how humans (and other animals) behave. more...

  • The Psychology of Learning and Motivationby Brian H. Ross

    Elsevier Science 2006; US$ 149.00

    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. Volume 46 contains chapters on category learning, prototypes, prospective memory, event memory, memory models, and musical... more...