Comparative Psychology Products

  • Information, Natural Law, and the Self-Assembly of Rhythmic Movement

    By Peter N. Kugler, Michael T. Turvey

    Originally published in 1987, the introduction states: "the authors have successfully accomplished their program – to explain, based on physical representations, the observed relations among various parameters of wrist-pendulum oscillations. Thereby a set of new ideas and concepts, including those…

    Paperback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge
    Psychology Revivals

  • 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 – 2017-08-05 
    Psychology Press
    Psychology Revivals

  • The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of Animal Minds

    Edited by Kristin Andrews, Jacob Beck

    While philosophers have been interested in animals since ancient times, in the last few decades the subject of animal minds has emerged as a major topic in philosophy. The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of Animal Minds is an outstanding reference source to the key topics, problems and debates in…

    Hardback – 2017-07-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • Behavior Analysis and Learning

    A Biobehavioral Approach, Sixth Edition

    By W. David Pierce, Carl D. Cheney

    Using a consistent Skinnerian perspective, Behavior Analysis and Learning: A Biobehavioral Approach, Sixth Edition provides an advanced introduction to the principles of behavior analysis and learned behaviors, covering a full range of principles from basic respondent and operant conditioning…

    Hardback – 2017-06-26 
    Routledge

  • Behavior Analysis for School Psychologists

    By Michael I. Axelrod

    Perfect for students preparing for a career in school psychology and for current practitioners, teachers, and consultants, this book translates behavior analysis theory into practice. In concise chapters illustrated with school-based examples, Behavior Analysis for School Psychologists guides…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07 
    Routledge

  • Social Fabrics of the Mind

    Edited by Michael R.A. Chance

    Originally published in 1988, this book outlines a new evolutionary paradigm for understanding human society and mental structure, originating from the editor's work in primate ethology. It is supported and further elaborated by the contributors. Chance argues that two modes of social interaction,…

    Paperback – 2017-06-04 
    Psychology Press
    Psychology Library Editions: Social Psychology

  • Behavioral Economics and Healthy Behaviors

    Key Concepts and Current Research

    Edited by Yaniv Hanoch, Andrew Barnes, Thomas Rice

    The field of behavioural economics can tell us a great deal about cognitive bias and unconscious decision-making, challenging the orthodox economic model whereby consumers make rational and informed choices. But it is in the arena of health that it perhaps offers individuals and governments the…

    Paperback – 2017-05-09
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2016-12-06
    Routledge

  • Solution Focused Practice in Asia

    Edited by Debbie Hogan, Dave Hogan, Jane Tuomola, Alan K. L. 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 – 2016-12-05
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2016-12-01
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2016-11-17
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2016-11-16
    Psychology Press
    Psychology Library Editions: Emotion

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