Animal Behavior Products

  • The Behavioral Significance of Color

    1st Edition

    Edited by Edward H. Burtt, Jr.

    Prior to publication the study of animal coloration was plagued by fanciful speculations, post hoc explanations and untestable hypotheses. This title, originally published in 1979, draws together widely scattered research into the coloration of animals; formulates predictive hypotheses to account…

    Paperback – 2020-03-09 
    Routledge
    Psychology Library Editions: Comparative Psychology

  • Obese Humans and Rats (Psychology Revivals)

    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 (…

    Paperback – 2020-02-05 
    Routledge
    Psychology Revivals

  • Why We Love and Exploit Animals

    Bridging Insights from Academia and Advocacy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kristof Dhont, Gordon Hodson

    This unique book brings together research and theorizing on human-animal relations, animal advocacy, and the factors underlying exploitative attitudes and behaviors towards animals. Why do we both love and exploit animals? Assembling some of the world’s leading academics and with insights and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12 
    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 – 2019-10-02
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-04-11
    Routledge
    The Psychology of Everything

  • 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

  • Statistical Methods for Field and Laboratory Studies in Behavioral Ecology

    1st Edition

    By Scott Pardo, Michael Pardo

    Statistical Methods for Field and Laboratory Studies in Behavioral Ecology focuses on how statistical methods may be used to make sense of behavioral ecology and other data. It presents fundamental concepts in statistical inference and intermediate topics such as multiple least squares regression…

    Hardback – 2018-03-09
    Chapman and Hall/CRC
    Chapman & Hall/CRC Applied Environmental Statistics

  • Nature and Normativity

    Biology, Teleology, and Meaning, 1st Edition

    By Mark Okrent

    Nature and Normativity argues that the problem of the place of norms in nature has been essentially misunderstood when it has been articulated in terms of the relation of human language and thought, on the one hand, and the world described by physics on the other. Rather, if we concentrate on the…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • The Social Insects

    Their Origin and Evolution, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2017-10-10
    Routledge
    Psychology Revivals

  • Instinct, Environment and Behaviour

    1st Edition

    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 – 2016-06-07
    Psychology Press
    Psychology Revivals

  • Starting from Scratch

    The Origin and Development of Expression, Representation and Symbolism in Human and Non-Human Primates, 1st Edition

    By John Matthews

    This book compares the beginning of symbolic thought in human infancy with that of our close primate relatives, the chimpanzees. The author investigates the precursors of symbolism by studying the actions and interactions of a small group of these intelligent, non-human primates who live in…

    Paperback – 2015-05-22
    Psychology Press

  • Perspectives on Human-Animal Communication

    Internatural Communication, 1st Edition

    Edited by Emily Plec

    Despite its inherent interdisciplinarity, the Communication discipline has remained an almost entirely anthropocentric enterprise. This book represents early and prominent forays into the subject of human-animal communication from a Communication Studies perspective, an effort that brings a…

    Paperback – 2015-05-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

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