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Development of Aggression

Yvon Delville, Matt L. Newman, Joel C. Wommack, Kereshmeh Taravosh-Lahn, and M. Catalina Cervantes

in Biology of Aggression

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195168761
eISBN:
9780199865444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195168761.003.0014
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Neuroendocrine and Autonomic

This chapter begins with a discussion of the development of agonistic behavior in mammals. It then discusses the adaptive value of play and play fighting, sex differences and hormonal control of play ... More


Stress Effects on the Developing Brain

Megan R. Gunnar

in Adolescent Psychopathology and the Developing Brain: Integrating Brain and Prevention Science

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195306255
eISBN:
9780199863914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306255.003.0006
Subject:
Neuroscience, Development

This chapter provides an overview of the brain's stress response system (the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis or HPA) and how early stressors can influence this system as the child develops. It ... More


Neurohormones, Neurodevelopment, and the Prodrome of Psychosis in Adolescence

Elaine F. Walker, Amanda McMillan, and Vijay Mittal

in Adolescent Psychopathology and the Developing Brain: Integrating Brain and Prevention Science

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195306255
eISBN:
9780199863914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306255.003.0012
Subject:
Neuroscience, Development

It has been suggested that the neural systems governing the response to stress, especially the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis, may function to augment the expression of the core ... More


Sex Differences in HPA Axis Regulation

Elizabeth A. Young, Ania Korszun, Helmer F. Figueiredo, Matia Banks-Solomon, and James P. Herman

in Sex Differences in the Brain: From Genes to Behavior

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195311587
eISBN:
9780199865048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311587.003.0000
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

This chapter reviews the interactions between gonadal steroids and the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis, especially the ability of gonadal steroids to modulate glucocorticoidnegative ... More


Human development, life course, intervention and health

Clyde Hertzman

in Epidemiological Methods in Life Course Research

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198528487
eISBN:
9780191723940
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528487.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter proposes three generic models of life course trajectories in health, well-being, and behaviour and learning skills, starting from the essential early life processes of physical growth ... More


Conditioned Immunomodulation

Jennifer L. Szczytkowski and Donald T. Lysle

in Associative Learning and Conditioning Theory: Human and Non-Human Applications

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199735969
eISBN:
9780199894529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735969.003.0067
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

It was originally believed that the immune system functioned independently from other regulatory systems of the body; however, recent research has shown that the cells and processes of the immune ... More


Stress in Mind: A Stress Response Hypothesis of Cognitive Evolution

Pamela Lyon

in Developing Scaffolds in Evolution, Culture, and Cognition

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019552
eISBN:
9780262314787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019552.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

The chapter argues that, just as the evolution and development of bone and muscle scaffolded one another, the vital response to existential challenge supported the evolution and development of ... More


Candidate Examples for a Computational Approach to Address Practical Problems in Psychiatry

Rosalyn Moran, Klaas Enno Stephan, Matthew Botvinick, Michael Breakspear, Cameron S. Carter, Peter W. Kalivas, P. Read Montague, Martin P. Paulus, and Frederike Petzschner

in Computational Psychiatry: New Perspectives on Mental Illness

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262035422
eISBN:
9780262337854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035422.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

Scientists and clinicians can utilize a model-based framework to develop computational approaches to psychiatric practice and bring scientific discoveries to a clinical interface. This chapter ... More


How knowledge gets made in neuroscience and molecular biology

David Wastell and Sue White

in Blinded by Science: The Social Implications of Epigenetics and Neuroscience

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447322337
eISBN:
9781447322351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447322337.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This Chapter provides an introduction to some key concepts from the philosophy and sociology of science and technology to examine how the sciences ‘think’. We make particular use of the concept of ... More


Epigenetics: rat mum to my Mum?

David Wastell and Sue White

in Blinded by Science: The Social Implications of Epigenetics and Neuroscience

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447322337
eISBN:
9781447322351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447322337.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter explores the epigenetic thought-style in depth, by analysing some of the seminal work on animals. We highlight in particular the work of Michael Meaney and colleagues which has been ... More


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