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Tinbergen, Niko 1907-1988

Works: 222 works in 1,220 publications in 16 languages and 18,579 library holdings
Genres: Pictorial works  Illustrated works  History  Biography  Juvenile works  Conference papers and proceedings  Interviews  Handbooks and manuals  Dictionaries 
Roles: Author, Honoree, Correspondent, wpr, Photographer, Other
Classifications: QL751, 591.51
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Most widely held works by Niko Tinbergen
Animal behavior by Niko Tinbergen( Book )

165 editions published between 1965 and 2007 in 12 languages and held by 2,489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Many proven scientific facts about animals and their behavior
The study of instinct by Niko Tinbergen( Book )

177 editions published between 1951 and 2006 in 7 languages and held by 2,236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nikolaas Tinbergen won a Nobel Prize in 1973 for his pioneering studies in animal behavior. The Study of Instinct, Tinbergen's first major work, introduced the subject of ethology to an American audience more than forty years ago, and it is still considered one of the best introductions to the field. Long out of print, this reissue of the 1969 edition allows a new generation of readers to explore this classic for themselves. In The Study of Instinct, Tinbergen attempts to organize the study of animal behavior into a coherent whole, focusing on how animals behave in response to stimuli, how physical and neurological characteristics shape instinct, how individual animals develop behavioral patterns, and how they adapt to changing conditions. He illustrates his discussion with fascinating examples taken from his own and other scientists' study of animals. Many of his renowned experiments using models of animals to test hypotheses about behavior are described, including his well-known study of the stickleback fish, in which he shows that it is indeed the red color of their undersides that allows males to single each other out for attack during their springtime competition
Social behaviour in animals : with special reference to vertebrates by Niko Tinbergen( Book )

118 editions published between 1953 and 2015 in English and Italian and held by 1,919 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

HIS book is not intended as an exhaustive review T of facts. Its aim is rather the presentation of a bio­ logical approach to the phenomena of social behaviour. This type of approach was revived by Lorenz's pioneer studies. It is characterized by emphasis on the need for renewed and careful observation of the huge variety of social phenomena occurring in nature; by emphasis on a balanced study of the three main biological problems­ function, causation, evolution; by emphasis on an appro­ priate sequence of description, qualitative analysis, quanti­ tative analysis; and finally by emphasis on the need for continuous re-synthesis. The character of this approach, combined with the limitations of space, have determined this book's contents. Limits of space led to the omission of a great deal of de scrip­ tion. Thus, Deegener's voluminous work on fhe multitude of types of animal aggregations has not been discussed. Also, the highly specialized 'states' of social insects have not been treated in detail, since there are excellent books dealing exclusively with them
Curious naturalists by Niko Tinbergen( Book )

97 editions published between 1908 and 2017 in 9 languages and held by 1,551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A selective study of the behaviour of birds, insects, and animals in their environment
Tinbergen's legacy in Behaviour : sixty years of landmark stickleback papers by Frank Von Hippel( )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a flurry of post-war productivity, Niko Tinbergen re-established his lab in Leiden, wrote landmark papers and his famous book The Study of Instinct, and founded the journal Behaviour to serve the burgeoning field of ethology. Tinbergen and his senior assistant, Jan van Iersel, published their classic paper, "Displacement reactions in the three-spined stickleback," in the first issue of the journal in 1948. Stickleback are now a powerful model in the fields of behavioral ecology, evolutionary biology, developmental genetics, and ecotoxicology - an extraordinary development for a small fish that began its modeling career among an enthusiastic core of Tinbergen students in the 1930s. From a series of clever experiments with painted model fish to the use of the sequenced genome to analyze the genetic basis of courtship, stickleback science progressed in leaps and bounds, often via seminal studies published in the pages of Behaviour. traces sixty years in the development of science using stickleback as a model, with 34 original articles covering topics ranging from homosexuality and cannibalism to genetics and speciation. Desmond Morris, Theo Bakker, Robert Wootton, Michael Bell, Tom Reimchen, Boyd Kynard, Harman Peeke, and Iain Barber provide fresh retrospectives on their republished works. Commentary by Frank von Hippel accompanies the articles
The herring gull's world; a study of the social behaviour of birds by Niko Tinbergen( Book )

37 editions published between 1953 and 1989 in English and held by 1,324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The animal in its world; explorations of an ethologist, 1932-1972 by Niko Tinbergen( Book )

35 editions published between 1972 and 1977 in 3 languages and held by 1,047 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Tinbergen legacy by Marian Stamp Dawkins( )

5 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tinbergen was one of the founding fathers of ethology and received the Nobel Prize for Biology and Medicine in 1973. This book looks at Tinbergen's influence on the science of animal behaviour, via his books, films and lectures
Signals for survival by Niko Tinbergen( Book )

16 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tracks by E. A. R Ennion( Book )

11 editions published between 1967 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows how to identify and interpret the tracks and traces of small wild animals, including birds
Function and evolution in behaviour : essays in honour of Professor Niko Tinbergen, FRS( Book )

17 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Autistic children : new hope for a cure by Niko Tinbergen( Book )

17 editions published between 1983 and 1985 in English and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bird life by Niko Tinbergen( Book )

12 editions published between 1954 and 1958 in 3 languages and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Early childhood autism : an ethological approach by Elisabeth A Tinbergen( Book )

9 editions published in 1972 in 3 languages and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La Vie sociale des animaux. Introduction à la sociologie animale by Niko Tinbergen( Book )

47 editions published between 1953 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Autismus bei Kindern : Fortschritt im Verständnis und neue Heilbehandlungen lassen hoffen by Niko Tinbergen( Book )

9 editions published between 1984 and 1989 in 3 languages and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contributi di: Martha G. Welch, Michele Zappella
Dictionnaire du comportement animal by University of Oxford( Book )

3 editions published between 1987 and 1990 in French and English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An objectivistic study of the innate behaviour of animals by Niko Tinbergen( Book )

5 editions published in 1942 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eskimoland by Niko Tinbergen( Book )

6 editions published between 1934 and 2017 in Dutch and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verslag van het verblijf van de Nederlandse bioloog (1907-1988) aan de oostkust van Groenland in 1932-1933, waarin gedrag van mens en dier centraal staat
Tiere untereinander; Formen sozialen Verhaltens by Niko Tinbergen( Book )

5 editions published between 1967 and 1975 in German and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Tinbergen's legacy in Behaviour : sixty years of landmark stickleback papers
Curious naturalistsTinbergen's legacy in Behaviour : sixty years of landmark stickleback papersThe animal in its world; explorations of an ethologist, 1932-1972The Tinbergen legacyNiko's nature : the life of Niko Tinbergen and his science of animal behaviourPatterns of behavior : Konrad Lorenz, Niko Tinbergen, and the founding of ethologyThe Tinbergen legacy
Alternative Names
Nicolaus Tinbergen

Niko Tinbergen

Niko Tinbergen ahli biologi asal Kerajaan Belanda

Niko Tinbergen Dutch Zoologist, ethologist

Niko Tinbergen Nederlands bioloog (1907-1988)

Nikolaas Tinbergen

Nikolaas Tinbergen biologo, etologo e ornitologo olandese

Nikolaas Tinbergen fondateur de l'éthologie comparative néerlandais

Nikolaas Tinbergen niederländischer Verhaltensbiologe

Nikolaas Tinbergen nizozemski ornitolog in etolog, nobelovec

Nikolaas Tinbergen nizozemský a britský biolog, etolog a ornitolog, nositel Nobelovy ceny

Nikolaas Tinbergen zoólogo neerlandés

Nikolass Tinbergens

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