Peter H. Klopfer, Professor Emeritus  

Peter H. Klopfer

mother-infant attachments in mammals and imprinting in birds development and control of aggressive behavior, and its neurobiological mechanisms. causes of species diversity. hibernation in lemurs

Education:
Ph.D., Yale University, 1958
PhD, Yale University, 1957
B.A., University of California at Los Angeles, 1952

Office Location: 050 Bio Sci Bldg, Durham, NC 27708
Office Phone: (919) 684-3991
Email Address: phk@duke.edu

Office Hours:

by arrangement

Specialties:
Organismal Biology and Behavior

Research Categories: animal behavior and behavioral ecology

Current projects: sleep and hibernation behavior in prosimian primates

Research Description: mother-infant attachments in mammals and imprinting in birds development and control of aggressive behavior, and its neurobiological mechanisms. causes of species diversity. hibernation in lemurs

Areas of Interest:
maternal attachment
aggression
species diversity
hibernation

Recent Publications   (search)

  1. PH Klopfer, A Krystal, C Williams and A Yoder, Neuroethology: Do hibernating primates sleep?, Nova Acta Leopoldina, vol. 111 no. 380 (Accepted, March, 2012), pp. 15-27 .
  2. Krystal, A., B. Schopler, S.Kobbe, C.Williams, H. Rakatondrainibe, A.Yoder, and P. Klopfer, Discovery of a novel REMsleep-like state in a hibernating primate, Cheirogaleus medius (Submitted, 2012) .

Curriculum Vitae