In his "Animal Intelligence" (1911) Thorndike raged against the wild over-interpretations of animal behavior that had characterized the field of comparative psychology
up to that time.
Journal of Comparative Psychology
published online 1 April 2013.
Mothers only reacted to the cries of their own infants and sometimes hurried in the direction of the calls, the researchers report in the March JOURNAL OF COMPARATIVE PSYCHOLOGY
Social Cognition and Social Motivations in Infancy (Malinda Carpenter, Department of Developmental and Comparative Psychology
, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany).
Individual papers address topics such as comparative psychology
from Indian, Chinese, and Western perspectives, effects of disabilities on mental health, yoga and the state of the mind, chronic disease in Indian society, and psychological recovery from disaster and trauma.
The comparative psychology
of same-different judgments by humans (Homo sapiens) and monkeys (Macaca mulatta).
The researchers detailed their findings in the latest issue of the Journal of Comparative Psychology
Topics include Rumbaugh's studies in comparative psychology
, the role of apes in intelligent science and conservation, studies at the Great Ape Research Institute, the Darwinian aspect of the continuity of cognition across species, apes' contributions of personality to the study of behavior and cognition, species of parsimony in comparative studies of cognition, the concept of emergence, needs for new methods of assessment, the transfer index, list-making and mathematical monkeys with route-planning skills, prospective control, animal language from the past to the future, comparative psychology
and language, the neurophysiological perspective, the emergence of language and toolmaking, and a case study of learning to make tools.
Animal cognition: an introduction to modern comparative psychology
King, and West report in the December 1995 Journal of Comparative Psychology
Commemorates the historically important contributions made by Gilbert Gottlieb in comparative psychology
and developmental science
Ron's dedication to comparative psychology
studies was already apparent in his graduate education at Florida State University.
For researchers and advanced undergraduate- and graduate-level students in developmental psychology, comparative psychology
, animal behavior, evolutionary psychology, and anthropology.
Which tunes the birds sing depends on whom they are hanging out with, the team reports in the September Journal of Comparative Psychology
To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the publication of Margaret Floy Washburn's (1908) The Animal Mind: A Text-book of Comparative Psychology
, the book is reviewed and compared to contemporary comparative texts.