Journal of Comparative Psychology®

Editor: Josep Call
ISSN: 0735-7036
eISSN: 1939-2087
Published: quarterly, beginning in February
ISI Impact Factor: 2.309
Psychology - Multidisciplinary : 23 of 127

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An Evolution of Comparative Psychology
from Monitor on Psychology, December 2010


The Journal of Comparative Psychology® publishes original empirical and theoretical research from a comparative perspective on the behavior, cognition, perception, and social relationships of diverse species. The submission of articles containing data on multiple species and multiple tasks is especially encouraged. Studies can be descriptive or experimental and can be conducted in the field or in captivity.

Papers in the following areas are especially welcome:

  • behavior genetics
  • behavioral rhythms
  • communication
  • cognition
  • behavioral biology of conservation and animal welfare
  • animal models in robotics
  • experimental economics
  • development
  • endocrine–behavior interactions
  • evolutionary psychology
  • methodology
  • phylogenetic comparisons
  • orientation and navigation
  • sensory and perceptual processes
  • social behavior
  • social cognition
  • personality and temperament
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