By Jennifer Vonk, Todd K. Shackelford
The Oxford instruction manual of Comparative Evolutionary Psychology ambitiously brings jointly an eclectic and provocative physique of labor from a number of the brightest minds in comparative psychology and evolutionary psychology, highlighting the strengths and insights of every box. throughout chapters, readers will come to understand the hot box of "comparative evolutionary psychology," which effectively combines laboratory and box ways, drawing on assorted methodologies and theoretical viewpoints to clarify the mysteries of animal habit and cognition. This accomplished quantity comprises assurance of:
- specified specializations in quite a lot of taxa from bugs, cephalopods, reptiles, corvids, dogs, cetaceans, and primates
- communique, cooperation, social studying, reminiscence and cognitition in numerous species
- arguable theories in regards to the evolution of occasionally amazing talents in species, either phylogenetically just about and far away from people.
Suitable for professional researchers and graduate scholars alike, this quantity displays a number of perspectives on human and non-human habit and cognition, and advances those themes in quite a lot of species.
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