Comparative Psychology: A Handbook

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Taylor & Francis, 1998 - 914 sivua
Exploring the full range of animal behavior studies, this authoritative Handbook covers the current state of the art as well as important historical developments in the field since its beginnings over a century ago. It features original essays by comparative psychologists and other animal behavior researchers on the latest information and discoveries in the areas of evolution, development, and species-typical behavior. Ideal as a sourcebook for students in comparative psychology, ethology, sociobiology, anthropology, and evolutionary psychology, this Handbook is also a handy reference for scientists working in these fields and for the layperson who better wants to understand animal behavior.
 

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History of Comparative Psychology in Biographical Sketches
3
EuroMarxist Perspectives
25
Historical and Philosophical Foundations of Comparative Psychology
31
International Perspectives on Comparative Psychology
44
Technique and Theory
51
Anagenesis
66
ApproachWithdrawal Theory
74
Behavioral Ecology
81
Marsupial Behavior
431
New World Primates
446
Orangutans
465
Snakes
485
Wolves
499
Bird Song Development
517
Comparative Analyses of Learning
531
Conditioned Taste Aversions
549

Developmental Contextualism
88
Dynamical Systems and Dialectical Processes in Development and Evolution
98
Epigenesis
105
Gibsonion Theory in Comparative Psychology
120
Individual Differences
134
Integrative Levels
150
Motivation
164
Sociobiology
182
StimulusSeeking Behavior
198
Apparatus in Comparative Psychology
221
Comparative Methods in Behavioral Studies
236
OpenField Procedures
257
Biological Rhythms
277
Hearing
290
Hormones and Behavior
304
Physiology of Animal Behavior
321
Alleviating Fear in Poultry
339
Cephalopod Behavior
355
Cognitive Capacities of Birds
376
Domesticated Ruminant Behavior
393
Escape and Avoidance in Fishes
413
Discrimination Learning Set and Transfer
562
Operant Conditioning
576
Sexual Learning
602
Aggression
625
Curiosity and Exploratory Behavior
649
Foraging
666
Habitat Selection
679
Laboratory Simulations of Foraging
696
Locomotor Behavior and Physical Reality
713
Peacemaking in Primates
720
Psychobiology of Parental Behavior in Mammals
736
Territoriality
761
Tonic Immobility
777
Approaches to the Study of Cognition
795
Counting Behavior
817
Language in Animals
837
Tool
856
Author Index
869
Subject Index
903
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Maury M. Haraway teaches in the Department of Psychology at Northeast Louisiana University.
Gary Greenberg, Professor of Psychology at Wichita State University, has been a comparative psychologist since the start of his career. He is a founding member of the International Society for Comparative Psychology and a consulting editor for the International Journal of Comparative Psychology.

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