Professor at the University of Vienna from 1928-1935, professor for Psychology at the University of Konigsberg 1940, joined the German army in 1941, POW in Russia 1944-48. The Max Planck Society establishes the Lorenz institute for behavioural physiology in Buldern, northern Germany in 1950. In 1958 he transfered to the MPI for Behavioural Physiology in Seewiesen. He published his best known book in 1963 Das sogenannte Böse which espouses his "Triebstauhypothese" (the "Psychohydraulic Model of Motivation"). He retired from the MPI in 1973 but continued to research and publish from Altenberg and Grunau in Austria. He died on February 27, 1989, in Altenberg.
There are three Konrad Lorenz Institutes in Austria.
- External links : http://www.nobel.se/medicine/laureates/1973/lorenz-autobio.html (Image and short autobiography)
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