Essays Tagged: "Konrad Lorenz"

Report on Konrad Z. Lorenz-nobel prize winner for research on genetic imprinting

INTRODUCTIONKonrad Lorenz was born in Vienna in 1903. Lorenz became interested in animals at a very young age an ... re and biology. Dr. Lorenz was also awarded the Nobel Prize in 1973 for his research on imprinting. Konrad Zacharias Lorenz died at the age of 85 at his home in Altenburg, 30 miles northeast of Vienna ... nd two months after, taken prisoner by Russians. He finally returned home in February 1948.In 1973, Konrad Lorenz was awarded the Nobel Prize for his studies of human and animal behavior, along with K ...

(5 pages) 44 0 3.7 May/2002

Subjects: Science Essays

Bowlby's child development. Maternal deprivation hypothoses

development.Although the Englishman Douglas Spalding first studied imprinting in the 19th century, Konrad Lorenz is usually, and rightly, credited with having been the first not only to experiment on ...

(8 pages) 184 0 3.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Socio-biological views of Human Aggression.

makeup, rather than it being learned from culture. In supporting that, a revolutionary ethologist, Konrad Lorenz, developed an elaborate biological hypothesis based on his recorded comparisons with h ...

(6 pages) 123 0 3.8 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Discuss the view that understandings of politics are always based on conceptions of human nature.

life had an impact on human behaviour.Other influences of biology on politics include ethnologists Konrad Lorenz on advanced theories about human nature, based on detailed studies of animal behaviour ...

(8 pages) 93 0 3.8 Dec/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory


that may give an insight into why Louise, Rachael and their mother failed to bond could possibly be Konrad Lorenz's study on 'imprinting'. He asserts that imprinting is an inherent response to surviva ...

(11 pages) 290 3 4.6 Apr/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

"A number of important biological, learning, emotional and environmental factors combine in various ways to produce aggression in various situations." Discuss

ession like so many other forms of behaviour is associated with the instinctual drive for survival. Konrad Lorenz, a psychologist who studied animal behaviour, saw aggression as adaptive rather than s ...

(5 pages) 78 0 3.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Prejudice and Aggression

t levels. Aggression is any physical or verbal behavior that is intended to hurt or destroy. Freud, Konrad Lorenz, and socio-biologists all have their explanations for aggression. Frued explains that ... ins that we have a self-destructive instinct that is displayed onto others as aggressive behaviors. Konrad Lorenz explains that having aggressive instincts can protect their property and children as w ...

(3 pages) 76 0 3.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Theories of Aggression

Slaby). It argues that behaviour evolved for survival and reproductive purposes. Famous ethologist Konrad Lorenz sees aggression as an instinctual system. He describes it as an innate urge that is tr ...

(6 pages) 120 0 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology


ly reactive and instrumental character in Adler`s theory .3.2 Ethologic Instinct Concept (Lorenz)In Konrad Lorenz ' drive teaching there are four important drives, among this the aggression drive with ... enum.•Kornadt, H. J. (1982): Aggressionsmotiv und Aggressionshemmung, Bd. 1. Bern•Lorenz, Konrad (1983). Das sogenannte Böse. Zur Naturgeschichte der Aggression. München: Deutscher ...

(10 pages) 119 0 4.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

Lifespan and Development 201

nary perspective. This perspective is that people genetically inherit behaviors. Charles Darwin and Konrad Lorenz believed that our genetic inheritance decides our genetic tendencies toward certain at ...

(2 pages) 65 0 5.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine