Both behavioural biology and comparative psychology seek to explain the purpose and origins of behaviour. Natural Behavior seeks to bridge the gap between the disciplines.
What does this book cover?
Natural Behavior: The Evolution of Behavior in Humans and Animals using Comparative Psychology and Behavioral Biology seeks to deconstruct the human-centric basis for the 20th century scientific worldview by showing how the traits we once thought to be uniquely human are not only shared by the animal kingdom, but were created by the same evolutionary mechanisms as all other animal behaviour.
Natural Behavior explores:
About the Author
Dr Burton A. Weiss received his PhD from renowned Princeton University. He spent some 50 years as a researcher and educator at schools like Drexel University, UMass and the University of South Florida, and is a Fellow of the American Psychology Society and the American Psychological Association.
In Natural Behavior: The Evolution of Behavior, he delivers a deeply insightful guide to both animal and human behaviour through the lenses of behavioural biology and comparative psychology.