Introductory History

  • Konrad Z. Lorenz


Ethology, the comparative study of behavior, is easy to define: it is the discipline which applies to the behavior of animals and humans all those questions asked and those methodologies used as a matter of course in all the other branches of biology since Charles Darwin’s time.


Motor Pattern Innate Behavior Appetitive Behavior Reflex Theory Fixed Action Pattern 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • Konrad Z. Lorenz
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  1. 1.ViennaAustria

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