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comparative psychology

noun
1.
a branch of psychology involving the study and comparison of the behaviors of diverse animal species, often under controlled laboratory experiments, in order to discover general principles of behavior.
Origin
1940-1945
1940-45
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British Dictionary definitions for comparative psychology

comparative psychology

noun
1.
the study of the similarities and differences in the behaviour of different species
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