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Nora H Prior
Affiliation: University of British Columbia
Prior N, Soma K. Neuroendocrine regulation of long-term pair maintenance in the monogamous zebra finch. Horm Behav. 2015;76:11-22 pubmed publisher
..Studies of zebra finches and other songbirds will be useful for broadly understanding the neuroendocrine regulation of affiliative behaviors, including pair bonding and monogamy. ..
Prior N, Yap K, Adomat H, Mainwaring M, Fokidis H, Guns E, et al. Sex steroid profiles and pair-maintenance behavior of captive wild-caught zebra finches (Taeniopygia guttata). J Comp Physiol A Neuroethol Sens Neural Behav Physiol. 2016;202:35-44 pubmed publisher
..Additionally, we found no correlations between circulating steroid levels and pair-maintenance behavior. Taken together, our data raise several interesting questions about the neuroendocrinology of zebra finches. ..