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The Study of Instinct

By: Nico Tinbergen

250 pages, 130 figures

Oxford University Press

Paperback | Apr 1989 | #6799 | ISBN: 0198577222
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About this book

Famous ethological work, originally published in 1951, reissued in 1969 and again (with a new preface) in 1989.


Contents

Ethology: the objective study of behaviour; Behaviour as a reaction to external stimuli; The internal factors responsible for the 'spontaneity' of behaviour; Further considerations of the external stimuli; An attempt at synthesis; The development of behaviour in the individual; The adaptiveness of behaviour; The evolution of behaviour.

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