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Comparative Psychology

A Handbook (Garland Reference Library of Social Science)

by Gary Greenberg

  • 72 Want to read
  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Routledge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Animal behaviour,
  • Psychology,
  • Comparative Psychology,
  • General,
  • Mental Health,
  • Education / General,
  • Cognitive Psychology,
  • Psychology, Comparative

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages914
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8047331M
    ISBN 100815312814
    ISBN 109780815312819

    Jul 23,  · THIS book is the second volume of a series to be devoted to animal psychology, under the title of “The Animal Behaviour Series.” The first volume—“The Dancing Mouse,” by Dr. Yerkes Cited by: 1. Broadly speaking, comparative psychology refers to the study of mental faculties and behavior of animals other than human beings. While developmental, cognitive and other forms of psychology focus primarily on humans, comparative psychology typically studies animals that are genetically related to humans.

    Comparative psychology: A case study of development of support for basic research by a Federal agency with an applied mission In W. E. Pickren and S. F. Schneider (Eds.) Psychology and the National Institute of Mental Health: A historical analysis of science, practice, and policy (pp. ). Comparative Psychology Degree Program Overviews. Oct 09, A bachelor's, master's, or doctoral degree in psychology is a common pathway into a career in comparative psychology.

    Mar 26,  · To the Internet Archive Community, Time is running out: please help the Internet Archive today. The average donation is $ If everyone chips in $5, we can keep our website independent, strong and ad-free. That's right, all we need is the price of a paperback book to sustain a non-profit library the whole world depends greggdev.com: Comparative psychology and ethology are both sciences which study animal behavior, typically nonhuman behavior, though both have often studied humans. Comparative psychology is a subdiscipline of psychology and ethology of biology. Both can trace their roots to the late nineteenth century.


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Comparative Psychology by Gary Greenberg Download PDF EPUB FB2

Comparative Psychology (second edition) is a core textbook for senior undergraduate and graduate courses in Comparative Psychology, Animal Behavior, and Evolutionary Psychology.

Its main goal is to introduce the student to evolutionary and developmental approaches to the study of animal behavior. The structure of the book reflects the principal areas of importance to psychology students Cited by: Jun 20,  · In my opinion, one of the main contributions of comparative psychology to the science of psychology is to provide students with a firm grasp of evolutionary thinking from within psychology.

I also hope that this book will contribute to strengthening the identity of comparative psychology as a Cited by: Comparative psychology is the field of study examining and juxtaposing modes of behavior in different species of organisms, originally between humans and other species, but developing to compare the behaviors of nonhuman species with each other.

Oct 18,  · Comparative Psychology (second edition) is a core textbook for senior undergraduate and graduate courses in Comparative Psychology, Animal Behavior, and Evolutionary Psychology. Its main goal is to introduce the student to evolutionary and developmental approaches to the study of animal behavior.

The structure of the book reflects the principal areas of importance to psychology students Book Edition: 1st Edition. In book: Handbook of Research Methods in Experimental Psychology, pp - More recently, comparative research has been enhanced by use of automated procedures, in which recording.

Comparative psychology is the study of animals in order to find out about humans. The underlying assumption is that to some degree the laws of behaviour are the same for all species and that therefore knowledge gained by studying rats, dogs, cats and other animals can be generalised to humans.

Comparative Psychology book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Exploring the full range of animal behavior studies, this authorita /5. Many of the early contributors to comparative psychology quite probably benefited from the singular contribution Washburn made in her publication of “The Animal Mind: A Text-book of Comparative Psychology.” Commitment to the experimental method.

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.5/5(2).

Featuring animal research, from pigeons to primates, this book explains how comparative psychology can enrich our insights into human psychological greggdev.com chapter covers a different clinical disorder or problem commonly encountered by clinical psychologists and therapists, Price: $ The Animal Behavior Series: the Animal Mind, a Text-Book of Comparative Psychology, Vol.

2 (Classic Reprint) by Margaret Floy Washburn | 5 Jul Paperback £ £ Get it Tuesday, Oct FREE Delivery by Amazon. Comparative Psychology: Human and Animal Behaviour: A Sociobiological Approach (Introductory Psychology Series).

"The increasing number of courses offered in Comparative Psychology gives some indication of the importance of the subject.

Realizing the need for a satisfactory textbook in this field, a number of men who had been working in Animal Psychology convened at the Cornell meeting of the American Psychological Association and planned an introductory textbook. The roots of behaviorism go back much earlier than Watson.

Lloyd Morgan's book, Introduction to Comparative Psychology () sets the beginning of ‘animal psychology’ which necessarily required research into behavior.

The assumption that the principles discovered through research into animal behavior will also hold for humans began to gain. Ideal as a source book for students in comparative psychology, ethology, sociobiology, anthropology, and evolutionary psychology, the Handbook is also a handy reference for scientists working in these fields and for the lay person who wants to understand animal greggdev.com: $ The psychologist who was the first woman to earn a doctoral degree in psychology in the US and is renowned for writing a comparative psychology book in which she described the cognitive processes in both humans and animals is _____.

Comparative psychology is the scientific study of animal cognition and behavior from an evolutionary perspective. This two-volume handbook presents the different aspects of comparative psychology — behavior, cognition, learning, and neurophysiology — in a balanced and exhaustive greggdev.com: Hardcover.

Although I'm a political scientist, in the mid to laste s, I taught courses in comparative psychology/animal behavior/ethology. This was not a text that I adopted, but it was a source for lectures and illustration.

It was very helpful as a resource/5. Sep 22,  · What does it mean to be human. Though psychologists compare many different things, the term “Comparative Psychology” is reserved for the comparison of the behavior of different species.

Since it involves the behavior of animals, comparative psychology forms a bridge between psychology and zoology. As such, we will discuss both primarily psychological, as well as Read More.

Get this from a library. Comparative psychology: a handbook. [Gary Greenberg; Maury M Haraway;] -- "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.

» Comparative Psychology Careers | While the term “psychology” typically generates images of the human brain, of helpless people wired to machines with electrodes, or other types of one-on-one counseling, the study of the mind and behavior is not restricted to human beings.

Contemporary Scientific Psychology is a compendium of papers dealing with the scientific method in action in psychology. The first two papers introduce the paradigm, progress, and problems found in scientific psychology, as well as the observation, discovery, and confirmation used in theory building (including fallacies pertaining to theory construction).Comparative Psychology June 4 · Pest controllers say rodents are responsible for causing millions of pounds of damage to properties across the UK by gnawing their way indoors to escape freezing greggdev.comers: Ideal as a source book for students in comparative psychology, ethology, sociobiology, anthropology, and evolutionary psychology, the Handbook is also a handy reference for scientists working in these fields and for the lay person who wants to understand animal behavior.