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Nikolaas Tinbergen (1210)

Clinical psychology, comparative psychology, ethology, zoology
1907, The Hague, Netherlands
1988, Oxford, England
Short Biography
Nikolaas "Niko" Tinbergen FRS (/ˈtɪnbɜrɡən/; Dutch: [ˈtɪnˌbɛrɣə(n)]; 15 April 1907 – 21 December 1988) was a Dutch biologist and ornithologist who shared the 1973 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with Karl von Frisch and Konrad Lorenz for their ... Show more | More at Wikipedia
  • PhD University of Leiden, 1932
Appointments & Honors
  • Professor of Experimental Biology, University of Leiden, 1947
  • Professor of Zoology, University of Oxford, 1966
  • Nobel prize for physiology and medicine, 1973
  • Many honors including the Jan Swammerdam Medal, 1973, APA Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award
  • Member of many honorary scientific organisations, including the Royal Society
Principal Publications
  • 1951 The Study of Instinct. Oxford University Press.
  • 1953 The Herring Gull's World. Collins.
  • 1953 Social Behavior in Animals. Methuen.
  • 1958 Curious Naturalists. Country Life.
  • 1972-3 The Animal in its World (2 vols). Allen & Unwin.
  • 1983 Autistic Children: New Hope for a Cure. Allen & Unwin (with E. Tinbergen).