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Comparative psychology. Animal and human psychology

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  • Psychology of Learning and Motivationby Brian H. Ross; Daniel Bartels; Christopher Bauman; Linda Skitka; Douglas L. Medin

    Elsevier Science 2009; US$ 149.00

    This volume presents a variety of perspectives from within and outside moral psychology.  Recently there has been an explosion of research in moral psychology, but it is one of the subfields most in need of bridge-building, both within and across areas.  Interests in moral phenomena have spawned several separate lines of research that appear to address... 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...

  • Affective Neuroscienceby Jaak Panksepp

    Oxford University Press, USA 2004; US$ 64.99

    PART I: Conceptual Background. 1. Affective Neuroscience: History and Major Concepts. 2. Emotional Operating Systems and Subjectivity: Methodological Problems and a Conceptual Framework for the Neurobiological Analysis of Affect. 3. Varieties of Emotional Systems in the Brain--Theories, Taxonomies, and Semantics. 4. Neurostatistics: The Anatomy of... more...

  • The Age of Empathyby Frans de Waal

    Souvenir Press 2010; US$ 17.50

    "There is a widely held assumption that humans are hard-wired for relentless and ruthless competition... Frans de Waal sees nature differently -- as a biological legacy in which empathy, not mere self interest, is shared by humans, bonobos and animals." Ben Macintyre, 'The Times' "A pioneer in primate studies, Frans de Waal sees our better side... 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...

  • 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...

  • Erfolgreich selbständigby Werner Gross; Andreas Goshöfer-Neubert

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 34.99

    Dieses erste ?Service?-Fachbuch für Psychologen liefert einen Leitfaden für die Existenzgründung in den verschiedenen Berufsfeldern der Psychologie. Der Autor, niedergelassener Psychotherapeut und Experte für Existenzgründung, beantwortet alle wesentlichen Fragen: von der Eignung für das selbständige Arbeiten über Finanzierungsmöglichkeiten, den Gründungsprozess... more...

  • Evolutionary Psychologyby Lance Workman; Will Reader

    Cambridge University Press 1753; US$ 48.00

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

  • Foundations of Evolutionary Psychologyby Charles Crawford; Dennis Krebs

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 94.95

    Evolutionary psychology is concerned with the adaptive problems early humans faced in ancestral human environments, the nature of the psychological mechanisms natural selection shaped to deal with those ancient problems, and the ability of the resulting evolved psychological mechanisms to deal with the problems people face in the modern world. Evolutionary... more...

  • Human Instinctby Robert Winston

    Transworld 2011; US$ 15.98

    From caveman to modern man ... Few people doubt that humans are descended from the apes; fewer still consider, let alone accept, the psychological implications. But in truth, man not only looks, moves and breathes like an ape, he also thinks like one. Sexual drive, survival, competition, aggression - all of our impulses are driven by our human... more...