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Puberty: It Started With a Little Kiss . . .

Cheryl L. Sisk and Russell D. Romeo

in Coming of Age: The Neurobiology and Psychobiology of Puberty and Adolescence

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780195314373
eISBN:
9780197507094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195314373.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Developmental Psychology

Chapter 2 provides an overview of the neural and endocrine mechanisms that govern the timing and onset of puberty (reproductive maturation). The cells and hormones that comprise the ... More


Diving Deeper into Mechanism: Individual and Sex Differences in Testosterone Production, Sensitivity, and Genomic Responses

Kimberly A. Rosvall, Christine M. Bergeon Burns, and Mark P. Peterson

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/9780226330808.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

If we are to understand how hormone-mediated traits evolve, we need to examine the mechanisms underlying individual and sex differences in hormones and their effect on physiology, behavior, and ... 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


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


Well-Being as the Highest Prudential Good

Neera K. Badhwar

in Well-Being: Happiness in a Worthwhile Life

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780195323276
eISBN:
9780199382996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195323276.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

This chapter has two aims: first, to show that Aristotle’s concept of the HPG as most final, self-sufficient, and most choice-worthy captures important elements in many, if not most, people’s ideal ... More


Physiology of migration

Hugh Dingle

in Migration: The Biology of Life on the Move

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199640386
eISBN:
9780191780714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199640386.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter considers the physiological basis for migratory activity across organism diversity. One of the keys to timing migration is photoperiod, which allows anticipation of environmental change, ... More


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