comparative psychology

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comparative psychology

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(Psychology) the study of the similarities and differences in the behaviour of different species
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Noun1.comparative psychology - the branch of psychology concerned with the behavior of animals
psychological science, psychology - the science of mental life
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6) Instead, he decided on another of his assistants in Berlin, Oskar Pfungst (1874-1933), who was the most well-reputed comparative psychologist in Germany for his research on the horse Clever Hans.
It is no coincidence that a friend of mine, by profession a comparative psychologist, told me that according to his research "the Asiatics are the cleverest people on the planet".
Trained on one-two-three, the pigeons then had to put pairs of numbers up to nine in order, says comparative psychologist Damian Scarf of the University of Otago in New Zealand.
Plotnik is a comparative psychologist now at the University of Cambridge in England.

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