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Lorenz, Konrad

(1903–89) Austrian biologist, the pioneer of modern ETHOLOGY, who founded the school of behavioural studies which regards animal behaviour as a product of adaptive evolution. He is perhaps best known for two of his books, King Solomon's Ring (1952) and Man meets Dog (1954), and also for his work on IMPRINTING.

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Konrad, Austrian zoologist, 1903–, joint winner of 1973 Nobel Prize for work related to social behavior.
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Se debe recordar que en noviembre de 1972 les fue concedido el premio Nobel de Medicina a los tres grandes fundadores de la etologia moderna Konrad Lorenz (Austria) Nicolas Timbergen (Holanda) y Karl Von Frisch (Alemania).
On information from Konrad Lorenz, the University of Chicago Press approached Lashley about publishing the book.
Austrian behavioral scientist Konrad Lorenz maintains that aggression is central to the evolutionary process.
In 1935 the Austrian-born German zoologist Konrad Lorenz (1903-1989), a student of bird behavior, described imprinting.
Naturalist Konrad Lorenz would have been proud of the way we fell into the Department's traditional pecking order.
In the third category of people that have made important contributions to psychology and do not possess an undergraduate or doctorate degree in psychology, we have: Ivan P Pavlov (Nobel in Physiology or Medicine 1904), Santiago Ramon y Cajal (Nobel in Physiology or Medicine, 1906), Bertrand Russell (Literature, 1950), Konrad Lorenz (Physiology or Medicine, 1973), Herbert Simon (Economic Sciences, 1978), and Georg von Bekesy (Physiology or Medicine, 1961), among others.
Otro gran cientifico, Konrad Lorenz, nos enseno a estudiar y respetar el comportamiento de los animales.
Researchers in the Theoretical Biology Department at the University of Vienna and the Konrad Lorenz Institute for Evolution and Cognition Research have found that our earliest ancestors settled into such a consistent arrangement of two pairs of appendages because of the belly.
Juan Alberto Aragon como presidente del Consejo Superior de la Konrad Lorenz Fundacion Universitaria.
Por poner solo unos pocos ejemplos, el creador de la etologia, Konrad Lorenz, y algunos de los padres de la genetica molecular, como Jacques Monod y Francois Jacob, tuvieron que ser honrados mediante ese subterfugio.
Though critics have pointed out similarities between the fictitious character Kaltenburg and Konrad Lorenz, a zoologist in the GDR, as well as similarities between other literary and historical characters, Kaltenburg should not be reduced to a historical novel chronicling the life and times of certain figures or an analysis of Nazi or East German oppression.
When Austrian animal behaviorist Konrad Lorenz turned to reef colors during the middle of the past century, he proposed that the fish colors act as bold color-coding that lets the abundant fish species sharing a reef keep track of who's who.