By John M. Pearce
Animal studying and Cognition: An Introduction presents an updated evaluation of the imperative findings from greater than a century of analysis into animal intelligence. This new version has been accelerated to take account of the various fascinating advancements that experience occurred over the final ten years.
The ebook opens with a ancient survey of the equipment which were used to check animal intelligence, and follows through summarizing the contribution made by way of studying techniques to clever habit. themes comprise Pavlovian and instrumental conditioning, discrimination studying, and categorization. the rest of the e-book specializes in animal cognition and covers such subject matters as reminiscence, navigation, social studying, language and communique, and information illustration. increased parts comprise extinction (to which a whole bankruptcy is now devoted), navigation in bugs, episodic reminiscence in birds, imitation in birds and primates, and the controversy approximately even if primates are conscious of psychological states in themselves and others. matters raised during the booklet are reviewed in a concluding bankruptcy that examines how intelligence is shipped through the animal kingdom.
The broad spectrum of subject matters coated during this publication guarantees that it'll be of curiosity to scholars of psychology, biology, zoology, and neuroscience. when you consider that little or no heritage wisdom is needed, the e-book might be of equivalent price to somebody easily attracted to both animal intelligence, or the animal origins of human intelligence.
This textbook is followed by online teacher assets which are at no cost to departments who undertake this booklet as their text. They contain chapter-by-chapter lecture slides, an interactive chapter-by-chapter multiple-choice query attempt financial institution, and multiple-choice questions in paper and pen format.
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Animal Learning and Cognition, 3rd Edition: An Introduction by John M. Pearce