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Snowbird: Integrative Biology and Evolutionary Diversity in the Junco

Ellen D. "Ketterson and Jonathan W. Atwell (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226330778
eISBN:
9780226330808
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226330808.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This edited volume applies concepts and approaches from integrative organismal biology and evolutionary biology to a songbird genus, Junco. Among the most common and abundant groups of songbirds in ... More


Phenotypic Engineering: A Long-Term Study Using Hormones to Study Life History Trade-Offs and Sexual Conflict

Nicole M. Gerlach and Ellen D. Ketterson

in Snowbird: Integrative Biology and Evolutionary Diversity in the Junco

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226330778
eISBN:
9780226330808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226330808.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

In natural systems, time and resources are finite and must be allocated between competing life history demands. Allocation is frequently mediated by the endocrine system, and study of the ... More


Hormonal Pleiotropy and the Evolution of Correlated Traits1

Joel W. McGlothlin and Ellen D. Ketterson

in Snowbird: Integrative Biology and Evolutionary Diversity in the Junco

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226330778
eISBN:
9780226330808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226330808.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

One of the fundamental properties of hormones is that they underlie the expression of suites of correlated traits. To the extent that this hormonal mediation has a genetic basis, hormones may act to ... More


Individual Variation and Selection on Hormone-Mediated Phenotypes in Male and Female Dark-Eyed Juncos

Kristal Cain, Jodie M. Jawor, and Joel W. McGlothlin

in Snowbird: Integrative Biology and Evolutionary Diversity in the Junco

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226330778
eISBN:
9780226330808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226330808.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Much of our knowledge of hormones and life histories in animals derives from experimental studies. Complementing experiments with studies of natural (co)variation in hormones and hormone-mediated ... More


A Physiological View of Population Divergence: Comparing Hormone Production and Response Mechanisms

Christine M. Bergeon Burns and Kimberly A. Rosvall

in Snowbird: Integrative Biology and Evolutionary Diversity in the Junco

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226330778
eISBN:
9780226330808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226330808.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Coordinated expression of multiple traits by a hormone can promote an integrated phenotype. Such phenotypic integration can be adaptive if the traits mediated by hormones are most adaptive when ... More


American Parents and the Drama of Adolescent Sexuality

Amy T. Schalet

in Not Under My Roof: Parents, Teens, and the Culture of Sex

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226736181
eISBN:
9780226736204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226736204.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter presents interviews with American parents and the differences uncovered in these interviews—between fathers and mothers, between liberal and conservative parents, between past behavior ... More


Hormones and Politics

Rose McDermott

in Man Is by Nature a Political Animal: Evolution, Biology, and Politics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226319094
eISBN:
9780226319117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226319117.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The recent work in human behavioral endocrinology has shown that hormones play just as important a role in human social as sexual behavior, and this influence is expected to manifest in the political ... More


Testosterone and the Biology of Politics: Experimental Evidence from the 2008 Presidential Election

Coren L. Apicella and David A. Cesarini

in Man Is by Nature a Political Animal: Evolution, Biology, and Politics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226319094
eISBN:
9780226319117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226319117.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter aims to provide a basic framework for understanding testosterone action and its influence on behavior in the political domain. It illustrates how the field of endocrinology can be used ... More


Maternal Influences on Development, Social Relationships, and Survival Behaviors

Jill M. Mateo

in Maternal Effects in Mammals

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226501192
eISBN:
9780226501222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226501222.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Animal Behavior / Behavioral Ecology

This chapter presents an overview of potential maternal effects on behavioral development, including pre- and postnatal effects of social experiences, stress, and seasonality on the expression of ... More


Effects of Intrauterine Position in Litter-Bearing Mammals

John G. Vandenbergh

in Maternal Effects in Mammals

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226501192
eISBN:
9780226501222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226501222.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Animal Behavior / Behavioral Ecology

This chapter examines the influence of intrauterine position on the behavior of litter-bearing mammals. It reviews evidence that hormones from the mother, from exogenous hormone mimics, and from ... More


Maternal Effects in Fissiped Carnivores

Kay E. Holekamp and Stephanie M. Dloniak

in Maternal Effects in Mammals

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226501192
eISBN:
9780226501222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226501222.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Animal Behavior / Behavioral Ecology

This chapter describes a wide range of maternal effects on offspring development in fissiped carnivores. It discusses the influence of maternal social rank on offspring status, reproductive ... More


The Whole on the Verge of Collapse: Physiology’s Test

Stefanos Geroulanos and Todd Meyers

in The Human Body in the Age of Catastrophe: Brittleness, Integration, Science, and the Great War

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226556451
eISBN:
9780226556628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226556628.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

Chapter 1 begins at a moment of transformation in the field of experimental human physiology that fomented a deep and unequivocal move to a focus on system-wide functions of the human organism. The ... More


A New Molecular Science of Sex

Sarah S. Richardson

in Sex Itself: The Search for Male and Female in the Human Genome

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226084688
eISBN:
9780226084718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226084718.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

A direct intellectual and institutional context for the development of the sex chromosome concept during the period from 1915 through 1930 was the concurrent and spectacular development of sex ... More


Endocrino-Chakric Machine: Hormonized Humors and Organotherapy

Projit Bihari Mukharji

in Doctoring Traditions: Ayurveda, Small Technologies, and Braided Sciences

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226381794
eISBN:
9780226381824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226381824.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Organotherapy, viz. the practice of injecting the crushed essences of animal organs into humans, is the technology around which this chapter is organized. The practice of organotherapy was enormously ... More


“A sort of animal or mechanic immortality”: Glands and Eugenics

in Reproduction by Design: Sex, Robots, Trees, and Test-Tube Babies in Interwar Britain

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226560694
eISBN:
9780226560717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226560717.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter shifts the attention from robots to real men, revealing how hormones were first envisaged as being able to improve male sexual performance and then extended to the notion of generally ... More


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