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Affiliative and agonistic social relationships

Ádám Miklósi

in Dog Behaviour, Evolution, and Cognition

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199646661
eISBN:
9780191796302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646661.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter examines the social relationships of dogs. It moves away from the traditional and relatively restricted approach of interpreting social relationships in terms of dominance hierarchy in ... More


Gaining Control: How human behavior evolved

Robert Aunger and Valerie Curtis

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199688951
eISBN:
9780191799334
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688951.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This book tells the story of how human behavioral capacities evolved from those of other animal species. By sticking close to what is known about the psychological capacities of other groups of ... More


Behavior-based control of arthropod vectors: the case of mosquitoes, ticks, and Chagasic bugs

Ana E. Gutiérrez-Cabrera, Giovanni Benelli, Thomas Walker, José Antonio De Fuentes-Vicente, and Alex Córdoba-Aguilar

in Insect Behavior: From Mechanisms to Ecological and Evolutionary Consequences

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198797500
eISBN:
9780191838842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797500.003.0021
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter outlines the patterns and occurrences of major diseases transmitted by arthropod vectors, highlighting the need for behavior-based control strategies, first, focusing on mosquito control ... More


Decision Making in the Economy of Nature: Value as Information

Benoit Hardy-Vallée

in Information and Living Systems: Philosophical and Scientific Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262201742
eISBN:
9780262295246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262201742.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter discusses decision making and posits that, contrary to common wisdom, it is a notion which is not specifically human, but rather a behavioral control scheme typically found in animals ... More


Emotion understanding: robots as tools and models

Lola Cañamero and Philippe Gaussier

in Emotional Development:: Recent Research Advances

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198528845
eISBN:
9780191689567
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528845.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter introduces a new research area called affective computing, focusing on the use of robotics in investigating human emotions. This chapter discusses autonomous robots and explains how they ... More


Reason or Intuition?

Jan-Willem van Prooijen

in The Moral Punishment Instinct

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190609979
eISBN:
9780190610005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190609979.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter pits the motives described in Chapter 2 against each other. If people pursue punishment, are they mainly driven by utilitarian or retributive motives? The evidence overwhelmingly ... More


Integrated field theory of consciousness

Marcel Kinsbourne

in Consciousness in Contemporary Science

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198522379
eISBN:
9780191688577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198522379.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter attempts to specify the phenomenological characteristics of conscious experience in order to provide a basis for them in aspects of brain activity. Twelve such correspondences are ... More


Parenting and Relational Aggression

David A. Nelson and Craig H. Hart

in The Development of Relational Aggression

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190491826
eISBN:
9780190491840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190491826.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Many studies have considered whether parents play a role in either promoting or moderating their children’s engagement in relational aggression (also known as indirect or social aggression). This is ... More


Implications

Robert Aunger and Valerie Curtis

in Gaining Control: How human behavior evolved

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199688951
eISBN:
9780191799334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688951.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This brief concluding chapter provides a succinct treatment of what we see as the major conceptual advances associated with the central arguments of this book. In it, we describe a set of ... More


Prelude: A Double Inheritance, a Single Question

Jan Lauwereyns

in The Anatomy of Bias: How Neural Circuits Weigh the Options

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262123105
eISBN:
9780262277990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262123105.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology

This book identifies the term bias as a core concept to the study of the neural basis of action control and myriad forms of decision making. This helps researchers to understand neurons' contribution ... More


The Moral Punishment Instinct

Jan-Willem van Prooijen

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190609979
eISBN:
9780190610005
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190609979.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Across time and cultures, ranging from ancient hunter-gatherers, to holy scriptures, to contemporary courts of law, it has been common for people to punish offenders. Furthermore, punishment is not ... More


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