Adjective "ethological" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/iːθəˈlɒdʒɪk(ə)l/

Definitions and examples

adjective

  1. 'Steve Sailer says ethological researchers have confirmed that people are more charitable to their own ethnic group.'
  2. 'Such findings from ethological primate studies are important for studies of human fathering in that they caution against simple biological determinism.'

Definitions

1. the study of animal behavior with emphasis on the behavioral patterns that occur in natural environments.

More examples(as adjective)

"needs can be ethological."

Origin

(ethology)