Comparative Psychology Products

  • Speech Perception and Spoken Word Recognition

    Edited by Gareth M. 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 – 2016-07-26 
    Psychology Press
    Current Issues in the Psychology of Language

  • 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 – 2016-06-23 
    Routledge
    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 – 2016-06-23 
    Routledge
    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 – 2016-06-23 
    Routledge
    Psychology Library Editions: Cognitive Science

  • Human Infancy

    An Evolutionary Perspective

    By Daniel G. Freedman

    Originally published in 1974, this volume is primarily devoted to what is known about human infancy from an ethological, evolutionary viewpoint. Included are discussions of pan-specific traits, presumably shared by all infants; individual genetic variations on these behaviours (as judged by…

    Hardback – 2016-06-23 
    Routledge
    Psychology Library Editions: Cognitive Science

  • Instinct, Environment and Behaviour

    By Stephen Lea

    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…

    Paperback – 2016-06-08 
    Psychology Press
    Psychology Revivals

  • A Very Bad Wizard

    Morality Behind the Curtain, 2nd Edition

    By Tamler Sommers

    In the first edition of A Very Bad Wizard: Morality Behind the Curtain – Nine Conversations, philosopher Tamler Sommers talked with an interdisciplinary group of the world’s leading researchers—from the fields of social psychology, moral philosophy, cognitive science, and primatology—all working on…

    Paperback – 2016-06-07 
    Routledge

  • Behaviour Analysis in Theory and Practice

    Contributions and Controversies

    Edited by Derek E. Blackman, Helga Lejeune

    This edited book addresses four themes of contemporary importance in the experimental and applied analysis of behaviour: chronobiology (relationships between time and behaviour), the emergence of rational thinking, language, and behavioural medicine. The current empirical and theoretical status of…

    Paperback – 2016-06-01 
    Psychology Press

  • Picture Perception in Animals

    Edited by Joel Fagot

    Animal researchers commonly present pictures to their subjects, usually birds or monkeys, in order to infer how natural objects are perceived and conceptualised, or to discover the brain mechanisms underlying these abilities. This unique book questions the premise of this experimental approach and…

    Paperback – 2016-06-01 
    Psychology Press

  • The Science of Learning

    2nd Edition

    By Joseph J. Pear

    For over a century and a quarter, the science of learning has expanded at an increasing rate and has achieved the status of a mature science. It has developed powerful methodologies and applications. The rise of this science has been so swift that other learning texts often overlook the fact that,…

    Paperback – 2016-03-11
    Psychology Press

  • Processes of Animal Memory (PLE: Memory)

    Edited by Douglas L. Medin, William A. Roberts, Roger T. Davis

    Originally published in 1976, this volume contains new and original contributions of the time addressed to a related set of ideas concerning processes of memory in animals. The theme is that animals remember and that theories of animal learning must take this into account as well as the coding…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Psychology Press
    Psychology Library Editions: Memory

  • The Social Insects

    Their Origin and Evolution

    By William Morton Wheeler

    Originally published in 1928, this volume, by a world authority on the subject, sums up our knowledge of the social insects. It inquires what are the social insects and what it is that makes us call them ‘social’. Terebrantia, aculeata, wasps, bees, ants, and termites are discussed in a succession…

    Hardback – 2016-01-05
    Routledge
    Psychology Revivals

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