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Bird Brains, Social Contact, and Song

Jay Schulkin

in Reflections on the Musical Mind: An Evolutionary Perspective

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157443
eISBN:
9781400849031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157443.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter examines the evolution of bird brain, social contact, and birdsong. Communicative capabilities are widespread, whether in song or through other forms of intimate social contact. One ... More


Intelligent Development

Ken Richardson

in Genes, Brains, and Human Potential: The Science and Ideology of Intelligence

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231178426
eISBN:
9780231543767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231178426.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

Chapter 5 describes development as also an “intelligent” process, transforming an original “speck” of matter into bodies and brains of dazzling competencies and varieties, all utilizing a single ... More


Estrogen Treatment in Alzheimer’s Disease: Translational Implications of Estrogenic Regulation of Memory for Aging and Disease

Kelly N. Morgan and Carey E. Gleason

in Estrogens and Memory: Basic Research and Clinical Implications

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190645908
eISBN:
9780190645922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190645908.003.0020
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

An effort to mitigate the cumbersome physiological, cognitive, and psychological changes that naturally occur during the menopausal transition has been ongoing for decades. Discrepant findings of ... More


Puberty: Effects on the Prefrontal Cortex and Cognitive Behavior

Janice M. Juraska

in Estrogens and Memory: Basic Research and Clinical Implications

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190645908
eISBN:
9780190645922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190645908.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter reviews the remodeling of the prefrontal cortex during adolescence, which occurs in both humans and rats. Other neural regions involved in cognitive behavior are also affected, but the ... More


Estrogenic Regulation of Synaptic Health and Cognition in Aging Rhesus Monkeys

Johanna L. Crimins, Yuko Hara, and John H. Morrison

in Estrogens and Memory: Basic Research and Clinical Implications

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190645908
eISBN:
9780190645922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190645908.003.0018
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

A compelling case can be made for estrogen’s role in maintaining synaptic health in the context of cognitive aging. This chapter first reviews clinical literature pertinent to estrogenic actions on ... More


Hormone Therapy in Postmenopausal Women: The Women’s Health Initiative and Its Continuing Impact on Research and Practice

Ira Driscoll, Stephen R. Rapp, Karen C. Johnson, and Mark A. Espeland

in Estrogens and Memory: Basic Research and Clinical Implications

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190645908
eISBN:
9780190645922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190645908.003.0019
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

Before 2002, hormone therapy (HT) was commonly prescribed to restore naturally diminishing hormonal levels during and after menopause. HT was also thought to prevent many health conditions faced by ... More


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