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Social Behavior of Parent–Offspring Groups in Crustaceans

Martin Thiel

in Evolutionary Ecology of Social and Sexual Systems: Crustaceans as Model Organisms

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195179927
eISBN:
9780199790111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179927.003.0014
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

Extended parental care is found among diverse crustacean species from aquatic and terrestrial environments, and in most cases care is provided exclusively by the females. The observations reviewed ... More


Parental Care: Incubation and Chick-Rearing

Tony D. Williams

in Physiological Adaptations for Breeding in Birds

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691139821
eISBN:
9781400842797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691139821.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

This chapter focuses on individual variation in parental care, the relationship between individual variation and maternal fitness, and the physiological mechanisms underlying this variation. For ... More


The Social Breeding System of the Jamaican Bromeliad Crab Metopaulias depressus

Rudolf Diesel and Christoph D. Schubart

in Evolutionary Ecology of Social and Sexual Systems: Crustaceans as Model Organisms

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195179927
eISBN:
9780199790111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179927.003.0017
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

The Jamaican bromeliad crab Metopaulias depressus lives exclusively in the water-storing leaf axils of bromeliad plants, which provide a supporting microclimate, safety, food, and are expandable and ... More


 Plasticity and Health: Social Influences on Gene Expression and Neural Development

Michael J. Meaney

in Interdisciplinary Research: Case Studies from Health and Social Science

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195324273
eISBN:
9780199893966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195324273.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter presents an interdisciplinary study on the effect of parental care on the psychology and biology of offspring. The research program, conducted with rodents, provides a detailed model of ... More


Theoretical foundations of parental care

Hope Klug, Suzanne H. Alonzo, and Michael B. Bonsall

in The Evolution of Parental Care

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199692576
eISBN:
9780191774737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199692576.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter provides an overview of the ultimate factors promoting the origin and maintenance of parental care. It focuses on theoretical treatments of parental care and discusses how verbal ... More


From Private to Public: Paying Grandparents as Caregivers

Jill Duerr Berrick

in Raising Children: Emerging Needs, Modern Risks, and Social Responses

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195310122
eISBN:
9780199865284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195310122.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Children and Families

The high levels of divorce, separation, and single-parenthood in modern times have created daunting issues and hardship surrounding social/emotional and financial care for children in families ... More


Sociobiology of Terrestrial Isopods

Karl Eduard Linsenmair

in Evolutionary Ecology of Social and Sexual Systems: Crustaceans as Model Organisms

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195179927
eISBN:
9780199790111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179927.003.0016
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

Isopods are the only crustacean taxon with many truly terrestrial species, including desert inhabitants. These species show a highly developed social behavior that is crucial for survival under the ... More


The evolution of parental care: summary, conclusions, and implications

Nick J. Royle, Per T. Smiseth, and Mathias Kölliker

in The Evolution of Parental Care

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199692576
eISBN:
9780191774737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199692576.003.0018
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter provides a summary and synthesis of the previous seventeen chapters in the book. In particular, it emphasizes the importance of associations between parents and offspring rather than ... More


Patterns of parental care in invertebrates

Stephen T. Trumbo

in The Evolution of Parental Care

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199692576
eISBN:
9780191774737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199692576.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter examines caregiving that has evolved among numerous independent lineages of invertebrates. Diverse forms of care include the production of trophic eggs, defence, facilitation of feeding, ... More


Understanding Autism: Parents, Doctors, and the History of a Disorder

Chloe Silverman

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691150468
eISBN:
9781400840397
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150468.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Autism has attracted a great deal of attention in recent years, thanks to dramatically increasing rates of diagnosis, extensive organizational mobilization, journalistic coverage, biomedical ... More


Patterns of parental care in vertebrates

Sigal Balshine

in The Evolution of Parental Care

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199692576
eISBN:
9780191774737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199692576.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter provides a descriptive overview of parental care behaviour, covering the forms of care that are generally observed across fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals. Special ... More


The Evolution of Parental Care

Mathias Kölliker

Nick J. Royle and Per T. Smiseth (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199692576
eISBN:
9780191774737
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199692576.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Parental care includes a wide variety of traits that enhance offspring development and survival. It is taxonomically widespread and is central to the maintenance of biodiversity through its close ... More


The Embodied and Providing Parent

Joanne Bailey

in Parenting in England 1760-1830: Emotion, Identity, and Generation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199565191
eISBN:
9780191740664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199565191.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Family History

This chapter focuses upon the corporeality and materiality of representations of parental care. Mothers were associated with physically caring for their infants and sick children, though fathers’ ... More


Parent–offspring co‐adaptation

Mathias Kölliker, Nick J. Royle, and Per T. Smiseth

in The Evolution of Parental Care

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199692576
eISBN:
9780191774737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199692576.003.0016
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Parent-offspring co-adaptation describes the nature of adaptation in animal families. As offspring, individuals are under selection to adapt to the component of the family environment defined by ... More


Sex differences in parental care

Hanna Kokko and Michael D. Jennions

in The Evolution of Parental Care

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199692576
eISBN:
9780191774737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199692576.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Sex differences in parental care are ubiquitous: biparental care is relatively rare in nature, and even then, the sexes often differ in the amount of care each provides. Although females do not ... More


Genetics and epigenetics of parental care

Frances A. Champagne and James P. Curley

in The Evolution of Parental Care

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199692576
eISBN:
9780191774737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199692576.003.0017
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter describes how both genetic and epigenetic approaches have been applied to the study of parental care/caregiving, with a particular focus on species in which there have been molecular ... More


Parental care

Glauco Machado and Stephen T. Trumbo

in Insect Behavior: From Mechanisms to Ecological and Evolutionary Consequences

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198797500
eISBN:
9780191838842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797500.003.0014
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Parental care is any parental trait that enhances the fitness of a parent’s offspring, and that is likely to have originated and/or be currently maintained for this function. How parental care ... More


Mothers matter most: Women and parental investment

ANNE CAMPBELL

in A Mind Of Her Own: The Evolutionary Psychology of Women

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780198504986
eISBN:
9780191584879
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198504986.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Mothers play a variety of roles as parents to their children, from making costumes for the school play to organising birthday parties and looking after their sick loved ones. While fathers do not ... More


Behavioral Ecology of Semiterrestrial Crayfish

Alastair M.M. Richardson

in Evolutionary Ecology of Social and Sexual Systems: Crustaceans as Model Organisms

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195179927
eISBN:
9780199790111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179927.003.0015
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

Like a number of the other crustaceans, burrowing crayfish live in a situation that tends to lead to prolonged associations between mother and offspring, and even overlapping generations in some ... More


Parental Care, Oviposition Sites, and Mating Systems of Blennioid Fishes

Philip A. Hastings and Christopher W. Petersen

in Reproduction and Sexuality in Marine Fishes: Patterns and Processes

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520264335
eISBN:
9780520947979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520264335.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

Blennioid fishes comprise almost 900 described species, most of which are associated with coastal environments. Yet, essentially nothing has been published regarding the reproductive biology of more ... More


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