Comparative Psychology Products

  • Obese Humans and Rats

    1st Edition

    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 – 2019-08-05 
    Routledge
    Psychology Revivals

  • Seaman's Guide to Human Factors, Leadership, and Personnel Management

    1st Edition

    By Jose Rodriguez Cordon

    Training and certification for Seafarers has been founded on technical aspects, but maybe the most important thing to do aboard a ship is dealing with people. This book, written with seamen in mind, covers areas of expertise that every officer should know to improve motivation, engagement, teamwork…

    Hardback – 2019-06-07 
    CRC Press

  • Cognitive Evolution

    1st Edition

    By David B. Boles

    Cognitive Evolution provides an in-depth exploration of the history and development of cognition, from the beginning of life on Earth to present-day humans. Drawing together evolutionary and comparative research, this book presents a unique perspective on the evolution of human cognition. Adopting…

    Paperback – 2019-05-17 
    Routledge

  • Applications of Conditioning Theory

    1st Edition

    Edited by Graham Davey

    The area of applied psychology known as behaviour modification or behaviour therapy had progressed remarkably in the ten years, prior to publication. Illustrative of this progress is the variety of therapeutic and behaviour management techniques now available to the applied psychologist. This…

    Paperback – 2019-04-19 
    Routledge
    Psychology Revivals

  • The Psychology of Dog Ownership

    1st Edition

    By Theresa Barlow, Craig Roberts

    What are the benefits of owning a dog on health and well-being? Why does a ‘problem dog’ behave as it does and how can owners deal with unwanted behaviour? How do dogs communicate with humans and each other? The Psychology of Dog Ownership explores the nature of our unique relationship with dogs…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge
    The Psychology of Everything

  • Behaviour Analysis in Theory and Practice

    Contributions and Controversies, 1st Edition

    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 – 2019-03-20 
    Routledge

  • Picture Perception in Animals

    1st Edition

    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 – 2019-03-20 
    Routledge

  • Operant Conditioning

    An Experimental Analysis of Behaviour, 1st Edition

    By Derek E. Blackman

    The approach to psychology advocated by the radical behaviourists was often misunderstood and frequently gave rise to controversy. Originally published in 1974, this book introduced current research in operant conditioning and explains the attempt to understand behaviour inherent in such…

    Paperback – 2019-02-10
    Routledge
    Psychology Revivals

  • The Routledge Handbook of Moral Epistemology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Aaron Zimmerman, Karen Jones, Mark Timmons

    The Routledge Handbook of Moral Epistemology brings together philosophers, cognitive scientists, developmental and evolutionary psychologists, animal ethologists, intellectual historians, and educators to provide the most comprehensive analysis of the prospects for moral knowledge ever assembled in…

    Hardback – 2018-11-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • Lectures on Perception

    An Ecological Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Michael T. Turvey

    Lectures on Perception: An Ecological Perspective addresses the generic principles by which each and every kind of life form—from single celled organisms (e.g., difflugia) to multi-celled organisms (e.g., primates)—perceives the circumstances of their living so that they can behave adaptively. It…

    Paperback – 2018-11-05
    Routledge

  • Projects as Socio-Technical Systems in Engineering Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Johan Meyer, Zach Simpson, Suné von Solms

    This book presents the case for Project-Based Learning within Socio-Technical Systems in Engineering Education. The book highlights the importance of projects as Socio-Technical Systems as a means for supporting and enhancing international accreditation of engineering programs. Practical examples…

    Hardback – 2018-10-10
    CRC Press

  • Chimpanzee Rights

    The Philosophers’ Brief, 1st Edition

    By Kristin Andrews, Gary L Comstock, Crozier G.K.D., Sue Donaldson, Andrew Fenton, Tyler M John, L. Syd M Johnson, Robert C Jones, Will Kymlicka, Letitia Meynell, Nathan Nobis, David Pena-Guzman, Jeff Sebo

    Since 2013, an organization called the Nonhuman Rights Project has brought before the New York State courts an unusual request—asking for habeas corpus hearings to determine whether Kiko and Tommy, two captive chimpanzees, should be considered legal persons with the fundamental right to bodily…

    Paperback – 2018-09-04
    Routledge

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