Tinbergen: The Four Questions & Super Stimulus
Feb15

Tinbergen: The Four Questions & Super Stimulus

Nikolaas (Niko) Tinbergen (1907 – 1988) was a Dutch-born Ethologist and Zoologist who moved to England shortly after World War II and went on to teach many bright young sparks – Richard Dawkins included – at Oxford University. Together with the Austrians Konrad Lorenz (1903 – 1989) and Karl von Frisch (1886 – 1982), Niko won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1973, helping to establish a new science – Ethology:...

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