Comparative Psychology : Human and Animal Behaviour: A Sociobiological Approach

This text provides an introduction to the comparative study of human and animal behaviour, taking as its starting point the evolutionary pressures which have influenced the behaviour of humans and animals. This sociobiological perspective is outlined in the first chapter and forms the basis for disc...

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Main Authors: Malim, Tony, Birch, Ann (Author), Hayward, Sheila (Author)
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: London Macmillan Education UK 1996, 1996
Series:Introductory Psychology
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:This text provides an introduction to the comparative study of human and animal behaviour, taking as its starting point the evolutionary pressures which have influenced the behaviour of humans and animals. This sociobiological perspective is outlined in the first chapter and forms the basis for discussion of adaptation to the environment, learning, communication and social behaviour
Physical Description:X, 208 p online resource
ISBN:9781349137763