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Title Behavioral evolution and integrative levels / edited by Gary Greenberg, Ethel Tobach
Published Hillsdale, N.J. : Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 1984
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 307 pages) : illustrations
Series The T.C. Schneirla conference series
T.C. Schneirla conference series.
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Preface; Overview of the Chapters; Part I: Introduction; 1. The Significance of T.C. Schneirla's Contribution to the Concept of Levels of Integration; References; Part II: Prologue; 2. T.C. Schneirla and the Integrity of the Behavioral Sciences; 3. Neglected Aspects of the Evolution of American Comparative and Animal Psychology; Acknowledgments; Reference Notes; References; 4. T.C. Schneirla's Impact on Comparative Psychology; References; Part III: Evolutionary Issues
5. Levels of Integration and Organization: A Reevaluation of the Evolutionary ScaleIntroduction; The Evolutionary Scale; Anagenesis; Historical Notes; Grades; Progress; Summary Remarks on Anagenesis; Levels of Organization and Integration; Outline of the Levels Concept; Some Historical Notes; Hierarchies; Complexity; Levels of Integration and Thermodynamics; Koestler on Levels; Summary Remarks on Levels of Integration and Organization; Concluding Remarks; References; 6. The Beginnings of Life and Behavior; Introduction; Aspects of Molecular Evolution; Requirements for Polymerization
9. Behavior, Biology and Anthropological TheoryReferences; Part IV: Issues of Ontogeny; 10. Sudden Changes in Ontogeny and Phylogeny; Introduction; Ontogeny; Phylogeny; Conclusion; Acknowledgments; References; 11. Sensory/Perceptual Functioning During Early Infancy: The Implications of a Quantitative Basis for Responding; Determinants of Early Responsiveness: Quantitative Factors; Space Perception; Imitation; Cross-Modal Transfer of Shape; Form Perception; Implications of the Intensity Hypothesis for an Understanding of the Level of Infant Sensory/Perceptual Functioning
Additivity and Substitutability of Different Stimulus AttributesConfiguration as a Quantitative Attribute; Cross-Modal Equivalence; Cross-Modal Additivity and Substitutability; Internal Condition as an Additive Factor; Conclusion; References; 12. Levels of Communicative Competency in the Chimpanzee: Pre-Representational and Representational; Pre-Representational Symbol Use and Intentionality; Referential Cognitive Structure; Learned Symbols; Nim's Receptive Problems; Review of the Language Research Center's APE Language Project; Acknowledgments; References; 13. Primates' Learning by Levels
Selfordering (Selfsequencing)Activities of Proteinoids; Functions of Proteinoid Microspheres (Protobehavior); Locales and Microfossils; Origins of Electrical Behavior; A Newer View of Evolution; Acknowledgments; References; 7. Behavior and Evolutionary Progress: Anagenesis, Grades, and Evolutionary Scales; Behavioral Evolution; Behavioral Homologies; Adaptations; Biological Improvement, Anagenesis; Grades; Improvement in Social Systems; Improvement in Systems of Learning; Evolution of Human Aggression; Reference Note; References; 8. Levels of Behavior and Emergent Mechanisms; References
Summary First published in 1984. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Print version record
Subject Schneirla, T. C. (Theodore Christian), 1902-1968.
Schneirla, T. C. (Theodore Christian), 1902-1968.
Schneirla, Theodore C.
Behavior evolution.
Psychology, Comparative.
Psychology, Comparative.
Genre/Form Congress.
Form Electronic book
Author Greenberg, Gary.
Tobach, Ethel, 1921-2015.
ISBN 1317768892