Comparative Psychology (Introductory Psychology) (Paperback)

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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.

About the Author


TONY MALIM has taught A-level Psychology since 1972 and was Head of the School of Social Sciences at Weston-super-Mare College of Further Education until 1988. He was Course Tutor for the Open University course 'Personality Development and Learning' until 1994. ANN BIRCH taught Psychology at A-level and on teacher education courses since 1980. She was formerly a part-time Tutor in Psychology and Teacher Education at Weston-super-Mare College and a Visiting Tutor in Psychology at the University of Bristol. SHEILA HAYWARD taught A-level Psychology for twelve years. She is currently engaged in research at the Health Psychology Research Unit at the University of Bristol, where she also lectures part-time in organisational psychology and research methods and statistics.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780333639184
ISBN-10: 0333639189
Publisher: Red Globe Press
Publication Date: March 25th, 1996
Pages: 218
Language: English
Series: Introductory Psychology