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Comparative psychology. Animal and human psychology

  • 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...

  • Affective Neuroscienceby Jaak Panksepp

    Oxford University Press, USA 2004; US$ 54.99

    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

    Crown/Archetype 2009; US$ 17.00

    ?Robert Lee Hotz, The Wall Street Journal   ?It?s hard to feel the pain of the next guy.    First, you have to notice that he exists?then realize that he has different thoughts than you?and different emotions?and that he needs help?and that you should help because you?d like the same done for you?and, wait, did I remember to lock the car??and?  Empathy... 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...

  • Akzeptanz und Wirkung von Feedback in Potenzialanalysenby Laura Gunkel

    Springer 2013; US$ 49.99

    Um potenzielle Führungskräfte zu identifizieren und gezielt zu fördern, werden vermehrt Potenzialanalysen eingesetzt, die ausführliches Feedback zu Stärken und Entwicklungsfeldern bereitstellen. Laura Gunkel integriert theoretische und empirische Erkenntnisse der Feedback-Forschung und der Forschung zu Auswahlverfahren. Sie zeigt anhand eines Modells,... more...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Beyond the Brainby Louise Barrett

    Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 22.95

    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...