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Innate Releasing Factors

Posted by cswisher on 10 Apr 2008 at 03:38 GMT

I was surprised since this article originated in Oxford that the work of N. Tinbergen, The Study of Instinct (Oxford 1951) was not quoted. Tinbergen quoted and expanded on Lorenz's view of innate releasing factors in man being associated with the parental instinct and being associated with certain facial structure features.