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ANNUAL CYCLE

Ted R. Anderson

in Biology of the Ubiquitous House Sparrow: From Genes to Populations

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195304114
eISBN:
9780199790012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304114.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

Three different annual cycles in House Sparrows are described: temperate resident, subtropical resident, and temerpate migratory annual cycles. Photoperiodic control of the annual cycle is described, ... More


Genetic and Molecular Mechanisms of Mammalian Photoperiodism

David Hazlerigg

in Photoperiodism: The Biological Calendar

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195335903
eISBN:
9780199775446
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335903.003.0021
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter considers the challenge of accounting for the mechanisms behind seasonal photoperiodic timing in mammals for two well-defined seasonal responses: reproductive activation and the molting ... More


The neuropsychology of endocrine disorders

David M. Erlanger, Geoffrey Tremont, and Jennifer Duncan Davis

in The Handbook of Clinical Neuropsychology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199234110
eISBN:
9780191594250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199234110.003.30
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology, Clinical Psychology

A basic understanding of how endocrine dysfunction affects the central nervous system is important for a majority of cases referred for assessment by clinical neuropsychologists. Beyond playing a ... More


Principles of sleep-wake regulation

S.W. Lockley

in Sleep, Health and Society: From Aetiology to Public Health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199566594
eISBN:
9780191595066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566594.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Given the expanding number of associations emerging between sleep behaviour and health, measurement of sleep will become increasingly important, if not obligatory, in population-based public health ... More


Life in the Fourth Dimension: The Role of Clocks in Regulating Behavior

William R. Clark and Michael Grunstein

in Are We Hardwired?: The Role of Genes in Human Behavior

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195178005
eISBN:
9780199893331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195178005.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Like all living things, plants or animals, humans are governed by time, specifically by idiosyncratic biological clocks. They measure both daily and yearly activities in essentially all living ... More


The acute effect of monoamine oxidase inhibitors on serotonin conversion to melatonin

Gregory F. Oxenkrug

in 5-Hydroxytryptamine in Psychiatry: A Spectrum of Ideas

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780192620118
eISBN:
9780191724725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192620118.003.0008
Subject:
Neuroscience, Techniques

Monoamine oxidase (MAO) inhibitors were introduced as antidepressants about thirty years ago. The pharmacological mechanism of their antidepressant effect was related to the inhibition of MAO ... More


Stimulation of rat pineal melatonin synthesis by a single electroconvulsive shock: chronobiological effect of antidepressant therapy?

Gregory F. Oxenkrug, Pura J. Requintina, Iain M. McIntyre, and Rosseta Davis

in 5-Hydroxytryptamine in Psychiatry: A Spectrum of Ideas

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780192620118
eISBN:
9780191724725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192620118.003.0009
Subject:
Neuroscience, Techniques

Electroconvulsive therapy is considered to be the most effective treatment for endogenous depression, but despite vigorous research there is no consensus on the mechanism of the antidepressant ... More


Photoperiodic Regulation of Estrogen-Dependent Aggression

Sarah A. Laredo and Brian C. Trainor

in Brain Aromatase, Estrogens, and Behavior

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199841196
eISBN:
9780199979837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199841196.003.0021
Subject:
Neuroscience, Neuroendocrine and Autonomic

Steroid hormones, including estrogens, play an important role in regulating aggressive behaviors in many vertebrate species. Recent studies have demonstrated that the effects of estrogens on ... More


Blue Moons and Red Tides

Pete A. Ensminger

in Life Under the Sun

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300088045
eISBN:
9780300133523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300088045.003.0014
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

This chapter describes the blue moon phenomenon, the effect of anomalous aerosol light scattering, and the red tide and dead fish event caused by dinoflagellate and Gymnodinium brevis. Various ... 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


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