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  • Print publication year: 2015
  • Online publication date: May 2018

1 - History of comparative cognition

Further reading
Darwin, C. (1909). On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection. This edition has been reprinted many times, most recently by Arcturus Publishing, London, UK (2008), in celebration of the centenary of Darwin’s original publication.
Dewsbury, D. D. (2000). Comparative cognition in the 1930s. Psychonomic Bull Rev, 7, 267–283.
Houck, L. D., & Drickamer, L. C. (1996). Foundations of Animal Behavior: Classic Papers with Commentaries. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press.
Lorenz, K. Z. (1952). King Solomon’s Ring (Wilson, M. K., trans). New York, NY: Thomas Y. Cromwell.
Tinbergen, N. (1958). Curious Naturalist. Garden City, New York, NY: Doubleday.
Tinbergen’s four questions are presented in his 1963 paper, On Aims and Methods of Ethology. A reprint can be found in: Houck, L. D., & Drichamer, L. D. (eds.). (1996). Foundations of Animal Behavior: Classic Papers with Commentaries. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press.
Weiner, J. (1994). The Beak of the Finch: A Story of Evolution in Our Time. New York, NY: Alfred A. Knopf Inc.
Gould, S. J. (1977). Ever Since Darwin. New York, NY: W. W. Norton & Company.
Gould, S. J. (1980). The Panda’s Thumb. New York, NY: W. W. Norton & Company.
Dawkins, R. (2010). The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution. New York, NY: Free Press.
Dawkins, R. (2004). The Ancestor’s Tale: A Pilgrimage to the Dawn of Life. Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin.
Kalof, L., & Resl, B. (eds.) (2007). A Cultural History of Animals: Volumes 1–6. Oxford, UK: Berg Publishers.
Alcock, J. (2005). Animal Behavior: An Evolutionary Approach. Sunderland, NJ: Sinauer Associates Inc.
Bolhuis, J. J., & Giraldeau, L.-A. (eds.). (2004). The Behavior of Animals. Oxford, UK: Blackwell Publishing.
Danchin, E., Giraldeau, L.-A., & Cézilly, F. (eds.) (2008). Behavioural Ecology. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.
Dugatkin, L. A. (2004). Principles of Animal Behavior. New York, NY: W. W. Norton & Company.
Dukas, R. (ed.) (1998). Cognitive Ecology. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press.
Roberts, W. A. (1998). Principles of Animal Cognition. Boston, MA: McGraw-Hill.
Shettleworth, S. J. (2010). Cognition, Evolution, and Behavior. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.
Wasserman, E. A., & Zentall, T. R. (2006). Comparative Cognition: Experimental Explorations of Animal Intelligence. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.
Donald, M. W. (1993). Origins of the Modern Mind: Three Stages in the Evolution of Culture and Cognition. Boston, MA: Harvard University Press.