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Comparative psychology. Animal and human psychology

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  • 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...

  • The Psychology of Learning and Motivationby Brian H. Ross

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 139.00

    The Psychology of Learning and Motivation series publishes empirical and theoretical contributions in cognitive and experimental psychology, ranging from classical and instrumental conditioning to complex learning and problem solving. Each chapter thoughtfully integrates the writings of leading contributors, who present and discuss significant bodies... more...

  • The Human Storyby Robin Dunbar

    Faber & 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Molecular Mechanisms Influencing Aggressive Behavioursby Novartis Foundation

    Wiley 2006; US$ 219.00

    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...

  • 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... more...

  • Psychology of Learning and Motivationby Brian H. Ross

    Elsevier Science 2002; 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. Each chapter provides a thoughtful integration of a body of work. Volume 41 includes in its coverage chapters on multimedia... more...

  • Advances in the Study of Behaviorby Peter J.B. Slater; Jay S. Rosenblatt; Charles T. Snowdon; Timothy J. Roper; Marc Naguib

    Elsevier Science 2003; US$ 155.00

    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...

  • Advances in the Study of Behaviorby Jay S. Rosenblatt; Robert A. Hinde; Colin Beer

    Elsevier Science 1985; US$ 72.95

    ADVANCES IN THE STUDY OF BEHAVIOR V 15 more...