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Selection and Evolutionary Explanations for the Maintenance of Personality Differences

Denis Réale and Niels J. Dingemanse

in The Evolution of Personality and Individual Differences

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195372090
eISBN:
9780199893485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372090.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter discusses the potential benefit of using the selectionist approach to study human and animal personality traits. It first briefly introduces the selectionist approach, describes the ... More


Quantitative and Molecular Genetics of Animal Personality

Kees Van Oers and David L. Sinn

in Animal Personalities: Behavior, Physiology, and Evolution

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226922058
eISBN:
9780226922065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226922065.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Animal Behavior / Behavioral Ecology

This chapter addresses the quantitative and molecular genetics of animal personality. It discusses the role of additive and nonadditive genetic effects, genetic correlations between animal ... More


Personalities in a Comparative Perspective: What Do Human Psychologists Glean from Animal Personality Studies?

Samuel D. Gosling and Pranjal H. Mehta

in Animal Personalities: Behavior, Physiology, and Evolution

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226922058
eISBN:
9780226922065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226922065.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Animal Behavior / Behavioral Ecology

This chapter discusses the benefits of animal personality studies for understanding human personality. It first reviews animal personality studies across different species and then illustrates the ... More


Animal Personalities: Behavior, Physiology, and Evolution

Claudio Carere and Dario Maestripieri (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226922058
eISBN:
9780226922065
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226922065.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Behavior / Behavioral Ecology

Ask anyone who has owned a pet and they will assure you that, yes, animals have personalities. And science is beginning to agree. Researchers have demonstrated that both domesticated and ... More


The Evolution of Animal Personalities

Max Wolf, G. Sander Van Doorn, Olof Leimar, and Franz J. Weissing

in Animal Personalities: Behavior, Physiology, and Evolution

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226922058
eISBN:
9780226922065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226922065.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Animal Behavior / Behavioral Ecology

This chapter focuses on evolutionary causes of animal personalities. First, it discusses the causes of variation within populations, and, in particular, describes how state differences, ... More


Neuroendocrine and Autonomic Correlates of Animal Personalities

Doretta Caramaschi, Claudio Carere, Andrea Sgoifo, and Jaap M. Koolhaas

in Animal Personalities: Behavior, Physiology, and Evolution

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226922058
eISBN:
9780226922065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226922065.003.0013
Subject:
Biology, Animal Behavior / Behavioral Ecology

This chapter explores the relationship between physiological and behavioral traits commonly considered in animal personality assessments, discussing the physiological responses to stress and the ... More


Individual behaviour: behavioural ecology meets quantitative genetics

Niels J. Dingemanse and Ned A. Dochtermann

in Quantitative Genetics in the Wild

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199674237
eISBN:
9780191779275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674237.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics, Ecology

Emerging interest on the part of behavioural ecologists into the causes and consequences of individually repeatable behaviour substantially crosses over methodology and theory well developed in the ... More


Personality and social network analysis in animals

Alexander D. M. Wilson and Jens Krause

in Animal Social Networks

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199679041
eISBN:
9780191794094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679041.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

Over the last decade, the study of consistent individual-level differences in behaviour, or animal personality, has become a subject of significant research growth. This ongoing interest in ... More


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