S A Adamo

Summary

Affiliation: Dalhousie University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Comparative psychoneuroimmunology: evidence from the insects
    Shelley A Adamo
    Dalhousie University, Canada
    Behav Cogn Neurosci Rev 5:128-40. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint The Effects of Stress Hormones on Immune Function May be Vital for the Adaptive Reconfiguration of the Immune System During Fight-or-Flight Behavior
    Shelley A Adamo
    Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS B3H 4R2, Canada
    Integr Comp Biol 54:419-26. 2014
  3. ncbi request reprint Parasitic aphrodisiacs: manipulation of the hosts' behavioral defenses by sexually transmitted parasites
    Shelley A Adamo
    Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 4R2
    Integr Comp Biol 54:159-65. 2014
  4. doi request reprint Climate change and temperate zone insects: the tyranny of thermodynamics meets the world of limited resources
    Shelley A Adamo
    Department Psychology and Neuroscience, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada
    Environ Entomol 41:1644-52. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Parasites: evolution's neurobiologists
    Shelley Anne Adamo
    Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS B3H 4R2, Canada
    J Exp Biol 216:3-10. 2013
  6. doi request reprint The effects of the stress response on immune function in invertebrates: an evolutionary perspective on an ancient connection
    Shelley A Adamo
    Dept of Psychology and Neuroscience, Dalhousie Univ, Halifax, NS B3H 4R2, Canada
    Horm Behav 62:324-30. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Conserved features of chronic stress across phyla: the effects of long-term stress on behavior and the concentration of the neurohormone octopamine in the cricket, Gryllus texensis
    Shelley A Adamo
    Dept Psychology Neuroscience Institute, 1459 Oxford St, Dalhousie Univ, Halifax, NS, Canada B3H 4R2
    Horm Behav 60:478-83. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Some like it hot: the effects of climate change on reproduction, immune function and disease resistance in the cricket Gryllus texensis
    Shelley A Adamo
    Department of Psychology, Neuroscience Institute, Dalhousie University, 1355 Oxford Street, Halifax, NS, Canada, B3H 3X5
    J Exp Biol 214:1997-2004. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Why should an immune response activate the stress response? Insights from the insects (the cricket Gryllus texensis)
    S A Adamo
    Dept Psychology and Neuroscience, Dalhousie University, 1355 Oxford St, Halifax, NS, Canada B3H 4J1
    Brain Behav Immun 24:194-200. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Competition between immune function and lipid transport for the protein apolipophorin III leads to stress-induced immunosuppression in crickets
    S A Adamo
    Department of Psychology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS B3H 4J1, Canada
    J Exp Biol 211:531-8. 2008

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Publications19

  1. ncbi request reprint Comparative psychoneuroimmunology: evidence from the insects
    Shelley A Adamo
    Dalhousie University, Canada
    Behav Cogn Neurosci Rev 5:128-40. 2006
    ..Because insects occupy a wide range of ecological niches, they will be useful in examining how some immune-behavioral interactions are sculpted by an animal's behavioral ecology...
  2. ncbi request reprint The Effects of Stress Hormones on Immune Function May be Vital for the Adaptive Reconfiguration of the Immune System During Fight-or-Flight Behavior
    Shelley A Adamo
    Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS B3H 4R2, Canada
    Integr Comp Biol 54:419-26. 2014
    ..Some effects of stress hormones on immune systems may be better understood as examples of reconfiguration rather than as mediating a trade-off. ..
  3. ncbi request reprint Parasitic aphrodisiacs: manipulation of the hosts' behavioral defenses by sexually transmitted parasites
    Shelley A Adamo
    Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 4R2
    Integr Comp Biol 54:159-65. 2014
    ..Understanding how STIs suppress sickness behavior in humans and other animals will significantly advance the field of psychoneuroimmunology and could also provide practical benefits. ..
  4. doi request reprint Climate change and temperate zone insects: the tyranny of thermodynamics meets the world of limited resources
    Shelley A Adamo
    Department Psychology and Neuroscience, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada
    Environ Entomol 41:1644-52. 2012
    ..g., agricultural pests) are likely to experience the predicted increase in population growth in response to climate change; food-limited species are likely to experience a population decline...
  5. doi request reprint Parasites: evolution's neurobiologists
    Shelley Anne Adamo
    Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS B3H 4R2, Canada
    J Exp Biol 216:3-10. 2013
    ..Studying how parasites influence host behaviour will also help us integrate genomic, proteomic and neurophysiological perspectives on behaviour...
  6. doi request reprint The effects of the stress response on immune function in invertebrates: an evolutionary perspective on an ancient connection
    Shelley A Adamo
    Dept of Psychology and Neuroscience, Dalhousie Univ, Halifax, NS B3H 4R2, Canada
    Horm Behav 62:324-30. 2012
    ..This reconfiguration enhances some immune functions while suppressing others. Knowing the molecular details of these shifts will be critical for understanding the adaptive function of stress hormones on immune function...
  7. doi request reprint Conserved features of chronic stress across phyla: the effects of long-term stress on behavior and the concentration of the neurohormone octopamine in the cricket, Gryllus texensis
    Shelley A Adamo
    Dept Psychology Neuroscience Institute, 1459 Oxford St, Dalhousie Univ, Halifax, NS, Canada B3H 4R2
    Horm Behav 60:478-83. 2011
    ..It also demonstrates that chronic stress has both positive and negative effects in insects...
  8. doi request reprint Some like it hot: the effects of climate change on reproduction, immune function and disease resistance in the cricket Gryllus texensis
    Shelley A Adamo
    Department of Psychology, Neuroscience Institute, Dalhousie University, 1355 Oxford Street, Halifax, NS, Canada, B3H 3X5
    J Exp Biol 214:1997-2004. 2011
    ..This result may partly explain why G. texensis prefers temperatures lower than those that produce maximal reproductive output and enhanced immune function...
  9. doi request reprint Why should an immune response activate the stress response? Insights from the insects (the cricket Gryllus texensis)
    S A Adamo
    Dept Psychology and Neuroscience, Dalhousie University, 1355 Oxford St, Halifax, NS, Canada B3H 4J1
    Brain Behav Immun 24:194-200. 2010
    ..Therefore, the effect of octopamine on immune function differed depending on the presence of pathogens. Stress hormones may help shift immune function into the most optimal configuration depending on the physiological context...
  10. doi request reprint Competition between immune function and lipid transport for the protein apolipophorin III leads to stress-induced immunosuppression in crickets
    S A Adamo
    Department of Psychology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS B3H 4J1, Canada
    J Exp Biol 211:531-8. 2008
    ..Intertwined physiological systems can produce unexpected trade-offs...
  11. ncbi request reprint Illness-induced anorexia and its possible function in the caterpillar, Manduca sexta
    Shelley A Adamo
    Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada
    Brain Behav Immun 21:292-300. 2007
    ..The adaptive function of illness-induced anorexia requires further study in both vertebrates and invertebrates...
  12. ncbi request reprint Signaling to the enemy? Body pattern expression and its response to external cues during hunting in the cuttlefish Sepia officinalis (Cephalopoda)
    Shelley A Adamo
    Department of Psychology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 4J1, Canada
    Biol Bull 210:192-200. 2006
    ..The effect of a potential predator on body pattern expression during hunting suggests it may be possible to use these changes as a sensitive indicator of ecologically relevant learning...
  13. ncbi request reprint Parasitic suppression of feeding in the tobacco hornworm, Manduca sexta: parallels with feeding depression after an immune challenge
    Shelley A Adamo
    Department of Psychology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada
    Arch Insect Biochem Physiol 60:185-97. 2005
    ..These results also support the hypothesis that M. sexta exhibit an immune-activated anorexia...
  14. ncbi request reprint Estimating disease resistance in insects: phenoloxidase and lysozyme-like activity and disease resistance in the cricket Gryllus texensis
    Shelley A Adamo
    Department of Psychology, Dalhousie University, 1355 Oxford Street, Halifax, NS, Canada B3H 4J1
    J Insect Physiol 50:209-16. 2004
    ..03, chi 2=7.8, p=0.005). Because of the complexity of the immune system, empirical tests of the relationship between assays of immunity and resistance to a range of actual pathogens are important for correctly interpreting these measures...
  15. ncbi request reprint The ventilatory, cardiac and behavioural responses of resting cuttlefish (Sepia officinalis L.) to sudden visual stimuli
    Alison J King
    Department of Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada
    J Exp Biol 209:1101-11. 2006
    ..By filling the mantle with water (hyperinflation), this response to sudden stimuli may help cuttlefish prepare for possible flight by jet propulsion, which often follows the Deimatic Display...
  16. ncbi request reprint Using ultrasound to understand vascular and mantle contributions to venous return in the cephalopod Sepia officinalis L
    Alison J King
    Department of Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada
    J Exp Biol 208:2071-82. 2005
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  17. ncbi request reprint Cuttlefish (Sepia officinalis: Cephalopoda) hunting behavior and associative learning
    Patricia D Cole
    Department of Psychology, Dalhousie University Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Anim Cogn 8:27-30. 2005
    ..These results indicate that cuttlefish exhibit autoshaping under some conditions. The possible ecological significance of this type of learning is briefly discussed...
  18. ncbi request reprint Modulating the modulators: parasites, neuromodulators and host behavioral change
    Shelley A Adamo
    Department of Psychology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada
    Brain Behav Evol 60:370-7. 2002
    ..In many parasites, the ability to manipulate host behavior may have evolved from adaptations designed to circumvent the host's immune system. Immune-neural-behavioral connections may be pre-adapted for parasitic manipulation...
  19. ncbi request reprint Response of female cuttlefish Sepia officinalis (Cephalopoda) to mirrors and conspecifics: evidence for signaling in female cuttlefish
    M E Palmer
    Dorset Environmental Science Centre, Dorset, ON, Canada, P0A 1E0
    Anim Cogn 9:151-5. 2006
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