Nikolaas Tinbergen


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Dutch zoologist who showed that much animal behavior is innate and stereotyped (1907-1988)

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O estudo comportamento animal e uma area de pesquisa e investigacao consolidada em paises europeus e nos Estados Unidos, fundada por Konrad Lorenz e Nikolaas Tinbergen, por volta de 1930 na Europa (Alcock, 2003; Yamamoto & Volpato, 2007).
In 1963, Mike gained a first in biology at the University of Wales, Swansea, and then studied under Nobel prizewinner Nikolaas Tinbergen at Oxford, writing his doctoral thesis on anti-predator adaptations on insects in Panama.
(2) Konrad Zacharias Lorenz (1903-89) recibio junto con Karl von Frish y Nikolaas Tinbergen el premio Nobel de Fisiologia y Medicina en 1973 por sus descubrimientos sobre la organizacion y emergencia de modelos de comportamiento tanto individuales como sociales.
His pioneering work in ethology (the study of animal behavior) led to his being awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1973, with Nikolaas Tinbergen and the zoologist Karl von Frisch.