By Sara J. Shettleworth
In this thoroughly revised moment variation of Cognition, Evolution, and Behavior, Sara Shettleworth addresses those questions, between others, through integrating findings from psychology, behavioral ecology, and ethology in a distinct and wide-ranging synthesis of idea and learn on animal cognition, within the broadest sense--from species-specific diversifications of imaginative and prescient in fish and associative studying in rats to discussions of thought of brain in chimpanzees, canines, and ravens. She experiences the newest examine on themes corresponding to episodic reminiscence, metacognition, and cooperation and other-regarding habit in animals, in addition to contemporary theories approximately what makes human cognition unique.
In everything of this re-creation, Shettleworth comprises findings and theoretical ways that experience emerged because the first variation was once released in 1998. The chapters at the moment are equipped into 3 sections: primary Mechanisms (perception, studying, categorization, memory), actual Cognition (space, time, quantity, actual causation), and Social Cognition (social wisdom, social studying, communication). Shettleworth has additionally additional new chapters on evolution and the mind and on numerical cognition, and a brand new bankruptcy on actual causation that integrates theories of instrumental habit with discussions of foraging, making plans, and gear using.
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