"Derived" Activities; Their Causation, Biological Significance, Origin, and Emancipation During Evolution

@article{Tinbergen1952DerivedAT,
  title={"Derived" Activities; Their Causation, Biological Significance, Origin, and Emancipation During Evolution},
  author={Nikolaas Tinbergen},
  journal={The Quarterly Review of Biology},
  year={1952},
  volume={27},
  pages={1 - 32}
}
  • N. Tinbergen
  • Published 1 March 1952
  • Medicine, Biology
  • The Quarterly Review of Biology
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