Patrick Bateson

Patrick Bateson
Patrick Bateson
Professor of Ethology, Cambridge University; Co-author, Design for a Life

PATRICK BATESON is emeritus professor of ethology (the biological study of behaviour) at Cambridge University, the provost of King's College Cambridge, a fellow of the Royal Society and the Biological Secretary of the Royal Society. He received a BA in Zoology and a PhD in Animal Behaviour from Cambridge University, held a Harkness Fellowship at Stanford University, and was Director of the Sub-Department of Animal Behaviour at Cambridge for ten years.

Bateson is the co-author with Paul Martin of Design for a Life: How Behavior and Personality Develop and Measuring Behaviour. He has also edited or co-edited several books, including Mate Choice, The Development and Integration of Behaviour, Behavioural Mechanisms in Evolutionary Perspective and the series Perspectives in Ethology.

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