Download e-book for iPad: Animal Learning and Cognition, 3rd Edition: An Introduction by John M. Pearce

By John M. Pearce

ISBN-10: 1841696552

ISBN-13: 9781841696553

ISBN-10: 1841696560

ISBN-13: 9781841696560

Animal studying and Cognition: An Introduction presents an updated assessment of the significant findings from greater than a century of study into animal intelligence. This re-creation has been improved to take account of the numerous intriguing advancements that experience occurred over the final ten years.



The publication opens with a ancient survey of the equipment which have been used to check animal intelligence, and follows through summarizing the contribution made by way of studying procedures to clever habit. subject matters comprise Pavlovian and instrumental conditioning, discrimination studying, and categorization. the rest of the e-book makes a speciality of animal cognition and covers such themes as reminiscence, navigation, social studying, language and conversation, and data illustration. extended 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 talk approximately no matter if primates are conscious of psychological states in themselves and others. concerns raised during the ebook are reviewed in a concluding bankruptcy that examines how intelligence is sent through the animal kingdom.



The broad spectrum of issues coated during this booklet guarantees that it'll be of curiosity to scholars of psychology, biology, zoology, and neuroscience. on account that little or no heritage wisdom is needed, the e-book should be of equivalent worth to an individual easily drawn to both animal intelligence, or the animal origins of human intelligence.


This textbook is observed by online teacher assets which are for free 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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