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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


Hormonal Influences on Brain Plasticity: III. Peptide Hormones

Luis Miguel García-Segura

in Hormones and Brain Plasticity

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195326611
eISBN:
9780199864881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326611.003.0005
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Neuroendocrine and Autonomic

This chapter examines the role of peptide hormones in the regulation of neural mutability and the involved cellular and molecular mechanisms. It first considers the effects of vasopressin and ... More


Atypical antipsychotic drugs: the 5-HT2/DA2 ratio

Herbert Y. Meltzer

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/9780192620118.003.0024
Subject:
Neuroscience, Techniques

There has been considerable interest in clozapine, an atypical antipsychotic drug which has not been reported to produce tardive dyskinesia, produces fewer extrapyramidal symptoms, and is a more ... More


Genetic, Sexual, and Hormonal Factors

JOHN W. RENFREW

in Aggression and Its Causes: A Biopsychosocial Approach

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195082302
eISBN:
9780199846894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195082302.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter examines a study on the influence or the role of hormonal, sexual, and genetic factors in aggression. The findings reveal that genetic factors have more of a preparatory role when they ... More


Male and female tears

Ad Vingerhoets

in Why Only Humans Weep: Unravelling the mysteries of tears

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780198570240
eISBN:
9780191744723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570240.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

This chapter is focused on the question why adult women cry more often than men and to what extent female conditions like the menstrual cycle, pregnancy, and the postpartum condition (including ... More


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