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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Finally, he made a synthesis between ethology and comparative psychology.
Here, the integration of comparative psychology and evolutionary biology will: 1) help understand the evolutionary history of cognitive traits in a primate monophyletic group and 2) examine the differential influence of social style on cognition of closely related species.
He goes on to discuss how the methods of comparative psychology may be plausibly extended to test further hypotheses regarding selection pressures leading to capacities for mindreading and the like.
First, his book Intelligenzprufungen an Menschenaffen (1917) (2) detailed his experimental research on intelligence in anthropoid apes, and made him an eminent figure in comparative psychology in those years.
Carpenter is a senior scientist in the Department of Developmental and Comparative Psychology at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig, Germany.
3-year-old sea lion Ronan's ability to shake it to Creedence Clearwater Revival's "Down on the Corner" and Backstreet Boys hit "Everybody" is detailed in a new paper from UC Santa Cruz researchers published Monday in the Journal of Comparative Psychology.
Enviado para su publicacion al Journal of Comparative Psychology.
Dogs' captive environment provides more stimuli that warrant barking," says Sophia Yin, DVM, MS, in her paper on "A New Perspective on Barking in Dogs," published in the Journal of Comparative Psychology.
comparative psychology The study of similarities and differences in behaviors among living beings, from bacteria to plants to humans.
The study titled Blindfolded Imitation in a Bottlenose Dolphin is published in the International Journal of Comparative Psychology.
Turner (1867-1923), according to Oklahoma State's Web site, pioneered the comparative psychology and animal behavior movement in America.

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