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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


Introduction

Jay Schulkin

in The CRF Signal: Uncovering an Information Molecule

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198793694
eISBN:
9780191835506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198793694.003.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems, Behavioral Neuroscience

CRF is well known and studied as a hypothalamic-releasing factor. It, along with ACTH and cortisol, are mobilized under diverse conditions, including adversity, and are often thought of as part of ... More


Evolution and Diversification of Function of an Information Molecule: Corticotrophin-Releasing Factor

Jay Schulkin

in The CRF Signal: Uncovering an Information Molecule

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198793694
eISBN:
9780191835506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198793694.003.0002
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems, Behavioral Neuroscience

Chapter 2 begins with a depiction of the evolutionary origins of CRF in living things. CRF appears to date back hundreds of millions of years. It is found in diverse invertebrates, including flies ... More


Conclusion: The Study of CRF—An Epistemic and Medical Endeavor

Jay Schulkin

in The CRF Signal: Uncovering an Information Molecule

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198793694
eISBN:
9780191835506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198793694.003.0009
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems, Behavioral Neuroscience

Chapter 9 addresses what constitutes an information molecule, in general, and CRF, in particular. Our age is the age of information and CRF is now set in the larger context of the information age of ... More


The CRF Signal: Uncovering an Information Molecule

Jay Schulkin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198793694
eISBN:
9780191835506
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198793694.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems, Behavioral Neuroscience

This book discusses just how diverse a peptide corticotrophin-releasing factor (CRF) is, as demonstrated by its presence in various tissues in the body, including the skin, the placenta, and various ... More


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