Navigation Links
Special issue 'Comparative Cognition in Context' now published
Date:3/2/2009

Amsterdam, 02 March 2009 Coinciding with the 200th anniversary of the birth of Charles Darwin on February 12th, 2009, a special issue of Behavioural Processes "Comparative Cognition in Context" was published by Elsevier.

Guest edited by Karen Hollis, the special issue features 16 papers original research articles as well as insightful theoretical reviews by leading researchers in the field of comparative cognition, demonstrating how animals perceive, learn about and understand their physical and social worlds.

Prof. Karen Hollis of the Interdisciplinary Program in Neuroscience & Behavior at Mount Holyoke College South Hadley, commented,"The articles document not only the rapidly expanding dimensions of comparative cognition an expansion to new study species, new techniques and newly discovered abilities but also the breadth and depth of the field's multidisciplinary analyses, a field that truly is a realization of Darwin's argument for mental, as well as morphological, continuities."

Titled "Comparative Cognition in Context", the special issue honors the scientific contributions of Sara J. Shettleworth, whose influential book, Cognition, Evolution, and Behavior (Oxford University Press) argues for an evolutionary approach to animal cognition. As Prof. Nicola Clayton, Nature author and contributor to the Special Issue remarked. "Darwin argued for continuities between the minds of animals and humans, claiming it was a case of differences in degree, rather than differences in kind."

"We are very fortunate and proud to have been able to publish, under the guidance of Prof. Karen Hollis, an issue documenting latest discoveries in the field of comparative cognition, and by doing so to mark the 200th anniversary of birth of the very man who identified this territory," commented Ewa Kittel-Prejs, the journal publisher.


'/>"/>

Contact: Anna Hogrebe
newsroom@elsevier.com
31-204-853-269
Elsevier
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1

Related biology news :

1. Special issue of BMC Microbiology spotlights standardized language for describing microbes
2. Neuroinformatics special issue spotlights the Neuroscience Information Framework
3. HJF nursing specialist wins prestigious Celina Field Cargiver Award
4. So-called sandfish could help materials handling and process technology specialists
5. Corporate Safe Specialists Launches International Sales Efforts
6. Killer pulses help characterize special surfaces
7. Asthma and other allergies tied to absence of specialized cells
8. Male bird at Smithsonians National Zoo has special reason to celebrate Fathers Day
9. Pediatricians alerted to the developmental nature of underage drinking in special journal supplement
10. Specially-designed soils could help combat climate change
11. Irritating smells alert special cells, NIH-funded study finds
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/18/2015)... YORK , June 18, 2015 This ... US$ Million by the following Product Segments, which includes ... Systems, Chemiluminescence Immunoassay Systems, Radio Immunoassay Systems, and Nephelometric ... the US, Canada , ... Asia-Pacific , Latin America ...
(Date:6/17/2015)... 2015  Synaptics Inc. (NASDAQ: SYNA ), ... that Xiaomi, one of the world,s largest mobile ... ® family of capacitive touchscreen solutions and ... for its latest smartphones, the Xiaomi Mi Note ... in-cell display solutions and DDICs in discrete display ...
(Date:6/16/2015)... Sweden , June 16, 2015 ... all touch fingerprint sensors in the company,s portfolio from one ... Deliveries are planned to mainly take place during the third ... in Asia . Jörgen Lantto, ... evidence of    the   growing interest from smartphone OEMs ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Global Immunoassay Systems Market 2Global Immunoassay Systems Market 3Global Immunoassay Systems Market 4Global Immunoassay Systems Market 5Global Immunoassay Systems Market 6Global Immunoassay Systems Market 7Global Immunoassay Systems Market 8Global Immunoassay Systems Market 9Global Immunoassay Systems Market 10Global Immunoassay Systems Market 11Global Immunoassay Systems Market 12Global Immunoassay Systems Market 13Global Immunoassay Systems Market 14Global Immunoassay Systems Market 15Global Immunoassay Systems Market 16Global Immunoassay Systems Market 17Global Immunoassay Systems Market 18Global Immunoassay Systems Market 19Global Immunoassay Systems Market 20Global Immunoassay Systems Market 21Global Immunoassay Systems Market 22Global Immunoassay Systems Market 23Global Immunoassay Systems Market 24Global Immunoassay Systems Market 25Global Immunoassay Systems Market 26Global Immunoassay Systems Market 27Global Immunoassay Systems Market 28Global Immunoassay Systems Market 29Synaptics Touchscreen and Display Driver IC Solutions Power Xiaomi's Latest Flagship Smartphones 2Synaptics Touchscreen and Display Driver IC Solutions Power Xiaomi's Latest Flagship Smartphones 3FPC Receives Order for Touch Fingerprint Sensors of 375 MSEK 2
... , EUGENE, Ore. University of Oregon chemists studying ... new insights about their stability. The information, they say, ... nanoparticles used in electronic devices, where stability is important, ... thin films for such things as inks or catalysts ...
... KOTA KINABALU, SABAH, MALAYSIA December 9, 2013 Today ... first Bio-security 2 laboratory in Lok Kawi. The setting up ... Department (SWD), EcoHealth Alliance (EHA) and Danau Girang Field Centre ... Malaysia HE Ambassador Joseph Yun. His Excellency also witnessed the ...
... , 9. Dezember 2013 Bruin Biometrics, ... gab heute seine Zertifizierung nach ISO 13485:2003 ... sein Qualitätsmanagementsystem durch seine benannte Stelle SGS ... wird BBI entschiedenes Engagement für Qualität in ...
Cached Biology News:Oregon scientists offer new insights on controlling nanoparticle stability 2Oregon scientists offer new insights on controlling nanoparticle stability 3Official opening of wildlife health genetic and forensic laboratory between EcoHealth Alliance and Sabah Wildlife Department 2
(Date:6/30/2015)... 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Resverlogix Corp. ("Resverlogix") (TSX:RVX) ... of Resverlogix have approved the resolutions relating to: ... of 5,600,000 units at a price of $2.67 ... being comprised of one common share and 0.075358 ... approximately CAD$15 million; and (ii) the amendment to ...
(Date:6/30/2015)... -- NASA astronaut Kjell Lindgren , who is making final ... to the International Space Station , will be available ... Tuesday, July 7. Lindgren will participate from the ... . The interviews will be preceded at 7:30 a.m. ... To schedule an interview, media must contact ...
(Date:6/30/2015)... June 30, 2015  Today, Americord Registry, one of the ... Andrew Horne , a partner at Kirkland & Ellis LLP, ... Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20150630/226958LOGO   "We are ... Board," says Martin Smithmyer , CEO of Americord. "He ... career that will assist Americord,s growth and vision." ...
(Date:6/30/2015)... WA (PRWEB) , ... June 30, 2015 , ... ... a hydrophilic filter that does not sacrifice selectivity to achieve faster flow rates ... combines extremely fine pores with significant open space to allow easy liquid flow ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Resverlogix Corp. Shareholders Approve Matters Relating to Licensing and Equity Arrangement 2Resverlogix Corp. Shareholders Approve Matters Relating to Licensing and Equity Arrangement 3NASA Astronaut Preps for First Space Station Mission, Available for Media Interviews 2Americord Registry Announces Andrew Horne as Advisory Board Member 2New Nanofiber Membrane Provides Fast, Efficient Filtration 2
... Monsanto , a major biotech corporation responsible ... given the  Worst Company of 2011 Award  for ... award was given by  natural health information  website ... worst company of 2011. Numerous scientific ...
... 6, 2011 Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:   QCOR) ... Oppenheimer Healthcare Conference to be held on December 13-14, ... Chief Executive Officer, is scheduled to present an overview ... 2:45 p.m. ET.  A live webcast ...
... Dec. 6, 2011 For 65 years, Mission Pharmacal ... founder H.N. Walsdorf to provide the highest quality healthcare ... global economy continues to be uncertain, this Texas-based company ... as it continues to search for more and better ...
Cached Biology Technology:Monsanto Declared Worst Company of 2011 by NaturalSociety 2Questcor Pharmaceuticals to Present at the Oppenheimer Healthcare Conference on December 13, 2011 2Celebrating 65 Years of Providing Superior Healthcare Products, Mission Pharmacal Continues to Thrive 2Celebrating 65 Years of Providing Superior Healthcare Products, Mission Pharmacal Continues to Thrive 3Celebrating 65 Years of Providing Superior Healthcare Products, Mission Pharmacal Continues to Thrive 4Celebrating 65 Years of Providing Superior Healthcare Products, Mission Pharmacal Continues to Thrive 5Celebrating 65 Years of Providing Superior Healthcare Products, Mission Pharmacal Continues to Thrive 6