Psychology: Comparative Psychology

  • The First Century of Experimental Psychology book cover

    The First Century of Experimental Psychology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Eliot Hearst

    This volume, originally published in 1979, sponsored by the Psychonomic Society (the North American association of research psychologists), commemorates the centennial of experimental psychology as a separate discipline – dated from the opening of Wilhelm Wundt’s laboratory at Leipzig in 1879. Each…

    Hardback – 2020-02-13 
    Routledge
    Psychology Library Editions: History of Psychology

  • Social Media Analytics for User Behavior Modeling: A Task Heterogeneity Perspective book cover

    Social Media Analytics for User Behavior Modeling

    A Task Heterogeneity Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Arun Reddy Nelakurthi, Jingrui He

    In recent years social media has gained significant popularity and has become an essential medium of communication. Such user-generated content provides an excellent scenario for applying the metaphor of mining any information. Transfer learning is a research problem in machine learning that…

    Hardback – 2020-02-03 
    CRC Press
    Data-Enabled Engineering

  • Why We Love and Exploit Animals: Bridging Insights from Academia and Advocacy book cover

    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

  • Fear, Society, and the Police book cover

    Fear, Society, and the Police

    1st Edition

    By Dale L. June

    Fear, Society, and the Police examines elements of fear and how they can be controlled and turned into an effective and proper response in an emergency situation. Readers of this book will be exposed to ways fear can become an uncontrolled emotion, often leading to unnecessary acts of violence, and…

    Paperback – 2019-11-29 
    Routledge

  • Advancing Diversity, Inclusion, and Social Justice Through Human Systems Engineering book cover

    Advancing Diversity, Inclusion, and Social Justice Through Human Systems Engineering

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rod D. Roscoe, Erin K. Chiou, Abigail R. Wooldridge

    Advancing Diversity, Inclusion, and Social Justice through Human Systems Engineering highlights how scholars and practitioners of HSE (inclusively defined to span many fields) can apply their theories and methods to understand and support healthy communities, include and empower diverse populations…

    Hardback – 2019-11-04 
    CRC Press

  • Learning Theory and Behaviour Modification book cover

    Learning Theory and Behaviour Modification

    1st Edition

    By Stephen Walker

    The ability to learn is of crucial importance in human life, but understanding this ability has proved to be difficult. There have been many attempts to formulate scientific theories based on both animal experiments and human experience; and these have been applied to education and the treatment of…

    Paperback – 2019-10-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Psychology of Education

  • Positive Teaching: The Behavioural Approach book cover

    Positive Teaching

    The Behavioural Approach, 1st Edition

    By Kevin Wheldall, Frank Merrett

    Problems of classroom management and control are a recurring concern for many teachers. Disruptive behaviour and inattention hinder effective learning and impose a constant drain upon the teachers’ emotional resources. Continual nagging at children only increases teacher stress: what is needed is…

    Paperback – 2019-10-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Psychology of Education

  • The Psychology of Educational Technology and Instructional Media book cover

    The Psychology of Educational Technology and Instructional Media

    1st Edition

    By Ken Spencer

    What can research in cognitive psychology offer the growth of educational technology and instructional media? Originally published in 1988, this book argues that, for much of its history, educational technology has been concerned with justifying and verifying the basic assumption that the processes…

    Paperback – 2019-10-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Psychology of Education

  • Picture Perception in Animals book cover

    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

  • Creativity in Chinese Contexts: Sociocultural and Dispositional Analyses book cover

    Creativity in Chinese Contexts

    Sociocultural and Dispositional Analyses, 1st Edition

    By Chau-kiu Cheung, Xiaodong Yue

    Examining creativity in Chinese societies from both a personal and contextual standpoint, this ground-breaking book offers readers a unique insight into the Chinese mind. It provides a review of the nature, origins, and consequences of creativity, deriving from empirical evidence in the Chinese…

    Hardback – 2019-08-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Behavioural Sciences

  • Perception as Information Detection: Reflections on Gibson’s Ecological Approach to Visual Perception book cover

    Perception as Information Detection

    Reflections on Gibson’s Ecological Approach to Visual Perception, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jeffrey B. Wagman, Julia J. C. Blau

    This book provides a chapter-by-chapter update to and reflection on of the landmark volume by J.J. Gibson on the Ecological Approach to Visual Perception (1979). Gibson’s book was presented a pioneering approach in experimental psychology; it was his most complete and mature description of the…

    Paperback – 2019-08-09
    Routledge
    Resources for Ecological Psychology Series

  • Obese Humans and Rats book cover

    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

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