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Dominance and Aggression in Humans and Other Animals
  • Author : Henry R. Hermann
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2017-01-05

Dominance and Aggression in Humans and Other Animals: The Great Game of Life examines human nature and the influence of evolution, genetics, chemistry, nurture, and the sociopolitical environment as a way of understanding how and why humans behave in aggressive and dominant ways. The book walks us through aggression in

Aggression in Humans and Other Primates
  • Author : Hans-Henning Kortüm,Jürgen Heinze
  • Publisher : Walter de Gruyter
  • Release Date : 2013-01-01

In this work aggression and conflict in man and other primates are interpreted in the light of evolutionary biology and game theory models. Unitl now interdisciplinary collaboration between the humanities and the natural sciences has been rare and hampered by different methodologies and terminology. Nevertheless, such cooperation is essential for

Coalitions and Alliances in Humans and Other Animals
  • Author : Lecturer Department of Anthropology Alexander H Harcourt,Alexander H. Harcourt,Frans B. M. Waal,Frans B. M. de Waal,Frans de Waal
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 1992

This book explores in detail how and why animals, including humans, cooperate with one another in conflicts with other members of their own species, and examines the difference such help makes to their lives and to the nature of the societies in which they live.

Aggression and Peacefulness in Humans and Other Primates
  • Author : James Silverberg,J. Patrick Gray
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 1992-03-19

This book explores the role of aggression in primate social systems and its implications for human behavior. Many people look to primate studies to see if and how we might be able to predict violent behavior in humans, or ultimately to control war. Of particular interest in the study of

  • Author : Barbara Natterson-Horowitz,Kathryn Bowers
  • Publisher : Scribner
  • Release Date : 2020-07-21

A New York Times Editor’s Pick ** People Best Books ** Publishers Weekly Most Anticipated Books ** Chicago Tribune 28 Books You Need to Read Now ** “It blew my mind to discover that adolescent animals and humans are so similar…I loved this book!” —Temple Grandin, author of Animals Make Us Human and

Animals Make Us Human
  • Author : Temple Grandin,Catherine Johnson
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release Date : 2010-01-12

How can we give animals the best life—for them? What does an animal need to be happy? In her groundbreaking, best-selling book Animals in Translation, Temple Grandin drew on her own experience with autism as well as her experience as an animal scientist to deliver extraordinary insights into how

Neurobiology of Social Behavior
  • Author : Michael Numan
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2014-07-17

Social neuroscience is a rapidly growing, interdisciplinary field which is devoted to understanding how social behavior is regulated by the brain, and how such behaviors in turn influence brain and biology. Existing volumes either fail to take a neurobiological approach or focus on one particular type of behavior, so the

Conceptual Breakthroughs in Ethology and Animal Behavior
  • Author : Michael D. Breed
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2017-01-25

Conceptual Breakthroughs in Ethology and Animal Behavior highlights, through concise summaries, the most important discoveries and scientific revolutions in animal behavior. These are assessed for their relative impact on the field and their significance to the forward motion of the science of animal behavior. Eighty short essays capture the moment

Human Nature
  • Author : Stephen Gislason
  • Publisher : Persona Digital
  • Release Date : 2017-07-05

Preface Being a human is challenging. Human life is a journey thorough time and space with many obstacles: injury, disease, constant uncertainty, and relentlessly difficult interactions with other humans, Each human is the reincarnation of a long-lineage of ancestors. Species memory, perceptual skills, needs, drives, feelings, desires and behaviors are

Animal Conflict
  • Author : Felicity A. Huntingford
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2013-03-07

In the past twenty years there have been many new developments in the study of animal behaviour: for example, more sophisticated methods of neurophysiology; more precise techniques for assessing hormonal levels; more accurate methods for studying animals in the wild; and, on the functional side, the growth of behavioural ecology

Contagion of Violence
  • Author : National Research Council,Institute of Medicine,Board on Global Health,Forum on Global Violence Prevention
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release Date : 2013-03-06

The past 25 years have seen a major paradigm shift in the field of violence prevention, from the assumption that violence is inevitable to the recognition that violence is preventable. Part of this shift has occurred in thinking about why violence occurs, and where intervention points might lie. In exploring the

Animal Behavior
  • Author : Michael D. Breed,Janice Moore
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2015-05-16

Animal Behavior, Second Edition, covers the broad sweep of animal behavior from its neurological underpinnings to the importance of behavior in conservation. The authors, Michael Breed and Janice Moore, bring almost 60 years of combined experience as university professors to this textbook, much of that teaching animal behavior. An entire chapter

The Dynamics of Aggression
  • Author : Michael Potegal,John F. Knutson
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release Date : 2013-06-17

Aggression usually involves a sequence of behaviors, reflecting escalations and de-escalations in the form or intensity of the actions taken, which play out over time. This book provides a context in which social and biological research on the aggressive behaviors of human and non-human subjects, interacting in dyads or groups,

  • Author : Seymour Feshbach,Jolanta Zagrodzka
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2013-06-29

In this volume leading international authorities present the results of their original scientific studies of aggressive behavior. Written in honor of the eminent Polish psychologist, Adam Fraczec, for this work in this area, the contributed chapters highlight the similarities and differences in the findings provided by investigators working in diverse

Communication in Humans and Other Animals
  • Author : Gisela Håkansson,Jennie Westander
  • Publisher : John Benjamins Publishing
  • Release Date : 2013-06-27

Communication is a basic behaviour, found across animal species. Human language is often thought of as a unique system, which separates humans from other animals. This textbook serves as a guide to different types of communication, and suggests that each is unique in its own way: human verbal and nonverbal