Comparative Psychology Products

  • Obese Humans and Rats

    By Stanley Schacter, Judith Rodin

    Originally published in 1974, this volume examines the behavioural similarities of obese humans and animals whose so-called feeding centre (the ventro-medial hypothalamic nuclei) has been lesioned. Both the obese human and the VMH-lesioned animal seem to share a hyposensitivity to the internal (…

    Hardback – 2017-02-05 
    Psychology Press
    Psychology Revivals

  • Learning & Behavior

    Eighth Edition

    By James E. Mazur

    This book reviews how people and animals learn and how their behaviors are changed as a result of learning. It describes the most important principles, theories, controversies, and experiments that pertain to learning and behavior that are applicable to diverse species and different learning…

    Hardback – 2016-12-16 

  • Solution Focused Practice in Asia

    Edited by Debbie Hogan, Dave Hogan, Jane Tuomola, Alan Yeo

    This book is a collection of solution focused practice across Asia, offering case examples from the fields of therapy, supervision, education, coaching and organisation consulting. It demonstrates the usefulness of the solution focused approach in the Asian context by providing practice based…

    Paperback – 2016-12-14 

  • Violence in America

    Group therapists reflect on causes and solutions

    Edited by Robert H. Klein, Victor L. Schermer

    Violence is a growing problem in American society, and hardly a day goes by that we don’t hear about yet another heart-wrenching episode of mass violence. Such events, unfortunately, are only the most public manifestation of violence in America. The full nature and extent of daily violence, the…

    Hardback – 2016-12-09 

  • Emotions and Anxiety

    New Concepts, Methods, and Applications

    Edited by Marvin Zuckerman, Charles D. Spielberger

    First published in 1976, this volume was completely new with original contributions and traces the advances in theory and research on anxiety and emotion of the previous decade. The authors examine the origins of fear, anxiety, and other emotions and consider self-report and psychophysiological…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17 
    Psychology Press
    Psychology Library Editions: Emotion

  • Affect, Conditioning, and Cognition

    Essays on the Determinants of Behavior

    Edited by J. Bruce Overmier, F. Robert Brush

    Originally published in 1985, this title was a retrospective appreciation of the late Richard L. Solomon. His pre- and postdoctoral students from past years presented the 22 papers which are published in this volume. The book reflects the breadth of Solomon’s impact through his teaching and…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17 
    Psychology Press
    Psychology Library Editions: Emotion

  • Addiction, Behavioral Change and Social Identity

    The path to resilience and recovery

    Edited by Sarah Buckingham, David Best

    Changing health-related behavior is for many people a lonely and isolating experience. Individual willpower is often not enough, particularly in addressing addictive behavior, but research increasingly points to the potential of group identity to shape behavior change and support recovery. This…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16 

  • Speech Perception and Spoken Word Recognition

    Edited by Gareth Gaskell, Jelena Mirković

    Speech Perception and Spoken Word Recognition features contributions from the field’s leading scientists, and covers recent developments and current issues in the study of cognitive and neural mechanisms that take patterns of air vibrations and turn them ‘magically’ into meaning. The volume makes a…

    Paperback – 2016-09-30
    Psychology Press
    Current Issues in the Psychology of Language

  • Comparative Psychology of Invertebrates

    The Field and Laboratory Study of Insect Behavior

    Edited by Gary Greenberg, Ethel Tobach

    First Published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2016-08-04
    Psychology Press
    Research in Developmental and Comparative Psychology

  • Beyond Behaviorism

    By Vicki L. Lee

    Originally published in 1988, this title explores and contrasts means and ends psychology with conventional psychology – that of stimuli and response. The author develops this comparison by exploring the general nature of psychological phenomena and clarifying many persistent doubts about…

    Hardback – 2016-06-27
    Psychology Library Editions: Cognitive Science

  • B.F. Skinner - A Reappraisal

    By Marc N. Richelle

    B.F. Skinner died in August 1990. He was praised as one of the most influential psychologists of this century, but was also attacked by a variety of opponents within and outside the field of psychology. Originally published in 1993, this introduction to his work is first of all a guide to a correct…

    Hardback – 2016-06-27
    Psychology Library Editions: Cognitive Science

  • Analysis and Integration of Behavioral Units

    Edited by Michael D. Zeiler, Travis Thompson

    Originally published in 1986, this volume was the result of a conference in honor of the 65th birthday of the late Kenneth MacCorquodale, an exceptionally eloquent spokesman for the field of experimental analysis of behaviour at the time. The present volume grew directly out of the issues raised by…

    Hardback – 2016-06-27
    Psychology Library Editions: Cognitive Science

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