Psychology: Comparative Psychology

  • Obese Humans and Rats book cover

    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 book cover

    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

  • Behaviour Analysis in Theory and Practice: Contributions and Controversies book cover

    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 – 2017-06-30 
    Psychology Press

  • Picture Perception in Animals book cover

    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 – 2017-06-30 
    Psychology Press

  • Behavior Analysis for School Psychologists book cover

    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 – 2017-06-26 
    Routledge

  • Behavior Analysis and Learning: A Biobehavioral Approach, Sixth Edition book cover

    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 – 2017-06-23 
    Routledge

  • Social Fabrics of the Mind book cover

    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 book cover

    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 – 2017-05-10 
    Routledge

  • Violence in America: Group therapists reflect on causes and solutions book cover

    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 book cover

    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 book cover

    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 book cover

    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

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