ethology

[ US /ɪˈθɑɫədʒi/ ]
[ UK /iːθˈɒləd‍ʒi/ ]
NOUN
  1. the branch of zoology that studies the behavior of animals in their natural habitats
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How To Use ethology In A Sentence

  • I've had the good fortune to be involved as a researcher in opening three different doors onto the problem of consciousness: through neuropsychology, ethology and aesthetics.
  • There are many stories about the ethology, natural history, and social importance of rats, and, overall, plenty of evidence that people and rats have a lot more in common than most people would like to admit.
  • This intellectual travelogue takes readers on a tour through ethology, the scientific discipline focusing on animal behavior.
  • Patrick Bateson is professor of ethology at the University of Cambridge's zoology department, of which he has also been head.
  • First, the growing field of cognitive ethology - which examines animal behaviour in the context of evolutionary biology - tends to support the attribution of beliefs, desires, and intentional actions to many animals.
  • Journal of Comparative Physiology A: Neuroethology, Sensory, Neural, and Behavioral Physiology.
  • This dualism tended to reinforce a form of psychophysical parallelism in ethology.
  • This is, for instance, the accepted research method in ethology, and behaviorism.
  • Other lemurs in the forest respond in similar ways to the fat-tail, according to Peter Kappeler, head of ethology and ecology at the center.
  • This is more than a biography: it is a presentation and evaluation of the main lines of European ethology and behavior research in the 20th century up to the 1980s.
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