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Ethology as a physical science

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The study of animal behaviour, ethology, is becoming more quantitative. New theory is emerging, driven by better imaging and novel representations of animal posture dynamics that span the vast range of relevant behavioural timescales.

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B.d.B. was supported by a Sloan Research Fellowship, National Science Foundation grant no. IOS-1557913 and Klingenstein–Simons Fellowship Award in Neuroscience. A.E.X.B. was supported by a Medical Research Council grant MC-A658-5TY30.

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    • André E. X. Brown
  2. Institute of Clinical Sciences, Imperial College London, London, UK

    • André E. X. Brown
  3. Center for Brain Science and Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Cambridge, MA, USA

    • Benjamin de Bivort

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