Definition of Animal psychology

1. Noun. The branch of psychology concerned with the behavior of animals.

Exact synonyms: Comparative Psychology
Generic synonyms: Psychological Science, Psychology



Medical Definition of Animal psychology

1. A branch of psychology concerned with the study of the behaviour and physiological responses of animal organisms as a means of understanding human behaviour; some synonyms include comparative psychology, experimental psychology, and physiological psychology. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Animal Psychology

animal husbandry
animal identification systems
animal kingdom
animal leg
animal material
animal model
animal nature
animal oil
animal order
animal pigment
animal pole
animal product
animal products
animal protein factor
animal psychology (current term)
animal rights
animal scientist
animal shelter
animal skin
animal soap
animal spirits
animal starch
animal structures
animal stuffer
animal technicians
animal testing
animal testing alternatives
animal tissue
animal toxin

Literary usage of Animal psychology

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1. The American Journal of Psychology by Edward Bradford ( Titchener, Granville Stanley Hall (1921)
"... to do rough justice to the modern developments of animal psychology. The incident is eminently characteristic: Wundt, who knew nothing at first hand of ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"animal psychology is an infant science, or part-science. ... E., "Instinct and Intelligence' ; Wundt, W., "Human and animal psychology' (New York 1905). ..."

3. General Psychology by Walter Samuel Hunter (1919)
"CHAPTER I animal psychology Introduction.—The psychology of the last fifteen years has been particularly characterized by the growth of the objective point ..."

4. Psychological Review by American Psychological Association (1895)
"Lectures on Human and animal psychology. W. WUNDT. Translated by JE Creighton and EB Titchener. ... animal psychology ..."

5. The Psychology of Conviction: A Study of Beliefs and Attitudes by Joseph Jastrow (1918)
"... FACT AND FABLE IN animal psychology As an instance of a simple and clear-cut "case" in the study of conviction, the contrast of the facts and the fables ..."

6. The Monist by Hegeler Institute (1899)
"MYTHS IN animal psychology. rl ^HE life-histories of animals, from the primordial germ-cell to -*- the end of the life-cycle ; their daily, periodical, ..."

7. The British Journal of Psychology by British Psychological Society (1913)
"THE endeavour to replace, in the field of animal psychology, the older methods of anecdote and chance observation by those laying claim to greater ..."

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