Instinct, Environment and Behaviour (Psychology Revivals) by Stephen Lea

By Stephen Lea

What can the evolution of animal behaviour let us know approximately human behaviour? extra particularly, how solid an account of animal behaviour do we provide by way of evolution, and the way do people slot in with or deviate from the trend confirmed for different animals?


The organic method of the research of animal behaviour has vital implications for psychology, however it is exceedingly assorted. initially released in 1984, this publication offers a easy advent to organic theories approximately behaviour, from the vintage ethological culture of Lorenz and Tinbergen to the later sociobiological procedure. the foundations of experimentation and examine concerned are assessed significantly, specially with reference to their implications for the learn of human behaviour. Written particularly for people with little organic wisdom, this booklet will nonetheless be of curiosity to scholars of biology and introductory psychology alike.

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