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- adj. Of or pertaining to ethology.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Relating to the study of human character.
- Relating to the study of customs.
- Relating to œcology.
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A major advance in ethological theory was triggered in 1953 by a violent critique by Daniel D. Lehrmann who impugned the validity of the ethological concept of the innate.
Although the ethological isolation varies in intensity from strain to strain, apparently no interbreeding takes place where the geographic distribution areas of two or even three incipient species overlap (EHRMAN19 65).
Changes in mating behavior produced by selection for ethological isolation between ebony and vestigial mutants of Drosophilia melanogaster.
An ethological (sexual) isolation and a sterility of hybrid males impede the gene exchange between the incipient species.
In our current time, hardly a day passes without new and exciting breakthroughs, as the number of conferences, articles, and books on the topic continue to proliferate and the findings of ethological research continue to amaze – and humble ¯ the research community and lay audience.
The format was for me to do present in the ethological sense, I suppose and then be critiqued based on my work and my ability to speak on it.
The development of social interaction, play, and meta-communication in mammals: An ethological perspective.
Where once there was an inappreciable number of studies of dog cognition and behavior, there are now conferences on the dog, research groups devoted to studying the dog, experimental and ethological studies on the dog in the United States and abroad, and dog research results sprinkled through scientific journals.
Many of Lehrman's ideas were incorporated into mainstream ethological theory.
The incorporation of Lehrman's critique of Lorenz into the ethological tradition had a lasting impact on animal behaviour research.