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Comparative Psychology: Evolution and Development of Brain and Behavior, 3rd Edition

Comparative Psychology: Evolution and Development of Brain and Behavior, 3rd Edition

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Wydawnictwo Taylor & Francis Ltd
Data wydania 21/10/2020
Wydanie Trzecie
Liczba stron 536
Forma publikacji książka w miękkiej oprawie
Poziom zaawansowania Dla szkół wyższych i kształcenia podyplomowego
ISBN 9781138788152
Kategorie Psychologia, Zachowanie zwierząt
Zastępuje 9781841694603
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Opis książki

This revised third edition provides an up to date, comprehensive overview of the field of comparative psychology, integrating both evolutionary and developmental studies of brain and behavior. This book provides a unique combination of areas normally covered independently to satisfy the requirements of comparative psychology courses. Papini ensures thorough coverage of topics like the fundamentals of neural function, the cognitive and associative capacities of animals, the development of the central nervous system and behavior, and the fossil record of animals including human ancestors. This text includes many examples drawn from the study of human behavior, highlighting general and basic principles that apply broadly to the animal kingdom. New topics introduced in this edition include genetics, epigenetics, neurobiological, and cognitive advances made in recent years into this evolutionary-developmental framework. An essential textbook for upper level undergraduate and graduate courses in comparative psychology, animal behavior, and evolutionary psychology, developmental psychology, neuroscience and behavioral biology.

Comparative Psychology: Evolution and Development of Brain and Behavior, 3rd Edition

Spis treści

1. Biological Evolution


1.1 Evidence for Evolution


1.2 Logic of Natural Selection


1.3 Origin and Preservation of Genetic Variability


1.4 Natural Selection


1.5 Glossary


1.6 References


2. Origin and Evolution of Animals


2.1 Diversity of Life


2.2 Geological Background


2.3 Origin and Evolution of Animals


2.4 Speciation


2.5 Grades and Clades


2.6 Glossary


2.7 References





3. Evo-devo, Brain, and Behavior


3.1 Definitions


3.2 Early Development


3.3 Development of the Vertebrate Nervous System


3.4 Development and evolution


3.5 Terminology


3.6 Behavior


3.7 Glossary


3.8 References





4. Simple Nervous Systems and Behavior


4.1 Invertebrate Phyla


4.2 Behavior and Simple Neural Networks


4.3 Behavioral and Neural Plasticity in Nonassociative Learning


4.4 Evolution of Learning Mechanisms in Mollusks


4.5 Glossary


4.6 References





5. Evolution of the Vertebrate Brain and Behavior


5.1 Key Innovations of Vertebrates


5.2 Comparative Neurology


5.3 Telencephalon


5.4 Brain Size


5.5 Glossary


5.6 References





Chapter 6: Fundamentals of Learning and Cognition


6.1 Definitions


6.2 Forms of Conditioning


6.3 Classical Conditioning


6.4 Instrumental Conditioning


6.5 Situational Generality of Associative Learning


6.6 Brain Mechanisms of Learning and Cognition: An Overview


6.7 Glossary


6.8 References





7. Comparative Analysis of Learning and Cognition


7.1 Comparative Methodology


7.2 Learning and Cognition in Invertebrates


7.3 Learning and Cognition as Adaptations


7.4 Learning, Cognition, and Phylogenetic History


7.5 Glossary


7.6 References





8. Higher Cognitive Processes


8.1 From Associative Learning to Cognition


8.2 From Concepts to Social Cognition


8.3 Mental Continuity and Discontinuity


8.4 Glossary


8.5 References





9. Early Learning and Behavior


9.1 Ontogenetic Transitions


9.2 Prenatal and Prehatching Behavior


9.3 Infant Behavior


9.4 Infant Learning


9.5 Development of Complex Behavior


9.6 Glossary


9.7 References





10. Early Social Learning and Behavior


10.1 From Individual to Social Behavior


10.2 Imprinting


10.3 Reproductive and Social Behavior


10.4 Development of Vocal Behavior


10.5 Glossary


10.6 References





11. Reproductive and Social Behavior


11.1 Reproductive Biology and Social Behavior


11.2 Mechanisms Underlying Social Behavior


11.3 Mating Systems


11.4 Patterns of Reproductive Behavior


11.5 Infant Care


11.6 Complex Animal Societies


11.7 Glossary


11.8 References





12. Brain, Behavior, and Evolution of Primates


12.1 What is a Primate?


12.2 The Primate Brain


12.3 Evolution of Language


12.4 Origin of Primates


12.5 Hominids


12.6 From Archaic to Modern Humans


12.7 Conclusion: From Oldowan Tools to Climate Change


12.8 Glossary


12.9 References

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