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The Influence of Kanrad Lorenz and His Ethological Theories on Psychology

Author ZhangHuiLi
Tutor GuoYongYu
School Central China Normal University
Course Basic Psychology
Keywords Lorenz Ethology Instinct Attack Imprinting effect Affect
CLC B84-06
Type Master's thesis
Year 2003
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Konrad Lorenz , the great habits scientists in Austria , is known as the \. The ethology core concept : imprinting effect , instinct emissions instinct release mechanism . On this basis , Lorenz also presented his views about human nature . Lorenz first discovered the phenomenon of imprinting , and promote the development of child psychology , adhere to and restore the social psychology of instinct theory tradition, rich theoretical explanation of the social psychology violations . Ethology also have an important impact on the development of evolutionary psychology . Followed Lorenz 's tradition of research in evolutionary psychology , use Darwinism in-depth discussion and research on the origin and nature of the psychological and social phenomenon . Lorenz extraordinary insights in the area of social ethics . The eight risk faced by modern civilization - is still shining wisdom brilliant . Of course, there are obvious flaws Lorenz theory . Theory on instinct , attack itself is imperfect; lack of empirical research method of analogy proved unpersuasive . Research Lorenz and their theory is inspired and learn from , he told people imprinted with the relationship of elementary education for children , humans and nature, should be close friends with , how to re-think the motives of the war , the crisis of modern human civilization .

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