D L Maney

Summary

Affiliation: Emory University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Estradiol modulates brainstem catecholaminergic cell groups and projections to the auditory forebrain in a female songbird
    Meredith M LeBlanc
    Department of Psychology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Brain Res 1171:93-103. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Endocrine and genomic architecture of life history trade-offs in an avian model of social behavior
    Donna L Maney
    Department of Psychology, Emory University, 532 Kilgo Circle, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Gen Comp Endocrinol 157:275-82. 2008
  3. pmc Birdsong: is it music to their ears?
    Sarah E Earp
    Department of Psychology, Emory University Atlanta, GA, USA
    Front Evol Neurosci 4:14. 2012
  4. pmc Rapid effects of hearing song on catecholaminergic activity in the songbird auditory pathway
    Lisa L Matragrano
    Department of Psychology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    PLoS ONE 7:e39388. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint The incentive salience of courtship vocalizations: hormone-mediated 'wanting' in the auditory system
    Donna L Maney
    Department of Psychology, 36 Eagle Row, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA Electronic address
    Hear Res 305:19-30. 2013
  6. pmc Contrasting population genetic patterns within the white-throated sparrow genome (Zonotrichia albicollis)
    Lynn Y Huynh
    Department of Human Genetics, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    BMC Genet 11:96. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Neural distribution of vasotocin receptor mRNA in two species of songbird
    Cary H Leung
    Department of Psychology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Endocrinology 152:4865-81. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Gonadotrophin-releasing hormone neurons in a photoperiodic songbird express fos and egr-1 protein after a single long day
    S S Saab
    Department of Psychology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Neuroendocrinol 22:196-207. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Behavioral phenotypes persist after gonadal steroid manipulation in white-throated sparrows
    Donna L Maney
    Department of Psychology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30033, USA
    Horm Behav 55:113-20. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Estradiol modulates neural responses to song in a seasonal songbird
    Donna L Maney
    Department of Psychology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Comp Neurol 511:173-86. 2008

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Publications24

  1. ncbi request reprint Estradiol modulates brainstem catecholaminergic cell groups and projections to the auditory forebrain in a female songbird
    Meredith M LeBlanc
    Department of Psychology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Brain Res 1171:93-103. 2007
    ..Together, our results suggest that estradiol induces changes in brainstem catecholaminergic cell groups that may play a neuromodulatory role in behavioral and auditory selectivity...
  2. doi request reprint Endocrine and genomic architecture of life history trade-offs in an avian model of social behavior
    Donna L Maney
    Department of Psychology, Emory University, 532 Kilgo Circle, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Gen Comp Endocrinol 157:275-82. 2008
    ..Overall, the white-throated sparrow represents an ideal model in which to study the genetic and endocrine bases of life history strategies and their evolution...
  3. pmc Birdsong: is it music to their ears?
    Sarah E Earp
    Department of Psychology, Emory University Atlanta, GA, USA
    Front Evol Neurosci 4:14. 2012
    ..The shared responses in the evolutionarily ancient mesolimbic reward system suggest that birdsong and music engage the same neuroaffective mechanisms in the intended listeners...
  4. pmc Rapid effects of hearing song on catecholaminergic activity in the songbird auditory pathway
    Lisa L Matragrano
    Department of Psychology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    PLoS ONE 7:e39388. 2012
    ..Our results are consistent with the hypothesis that exposure to a behaviorally relevant auditory stimulus rapidly induces CA activity, which may play a role in auditory responses...
  5. ncbi request reprint The incentive salience of courtship vocalizations: hormone-mediated 'wanting' in the auditory system
    Donna L Maney
    Department of Psychology, 36 Eagle Row, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA Electronic address
    Hear Res 305:19-30. 2013
    ..This article is part of a Special Issue entitled "Communication Sounds and the Brain: New Directions and Perspectives". ..
  6. pmc Contrasting population genetic patterns within the white-throated sparrow genome (Zonotrichia albicollis)
    Lynn Y Huynh
    Department of Human Genetics, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    BMC Genet 11:96. 2010
    ..It has thus been predicted that nucleotide diversity is negatively correlated with chromosome size in aves. However, there is limited empirical evidence to support this prediction...
  7. doi request reprint Neural distribution of vasotocin receptor mRNA in two species of songbird
    Cary H Leung
    Department of Psychology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Endocrinology 152:4865-81. 2011
    ..Because of their association with brain regions implicated in social behavior, the VT1, VT3, and VT4 receptors are all likely candidates for mediating the behavioral effects of VT...
  8. ncbi request reprint Gonadotrophin-releasing hormone neurons in a photoperiodic songbird express fos and egr-1 protein after a single long day
    S S Saab
    Department of Psychology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Neuroendocrinol 22:196-207. 2010
    ..Further research is required to determine whether the GnRH somata are themselves integrating photic cues, or whether they are responding rapidly to an increased demand for GnRH synthesis...
  9. doi request reprint Behavioral phenotypes persist after gonadal steroid manipulation in white-throated sparrows
    Donna L Maney
    Department of Psychology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30033, USA
    Horm Behav 55:113-20. 2009
    ..This behavioral difference may therefore be driven by other factors, such as steroid metabolism, receptor expression or function, or steroid-independent neurotransmitter systems...
  10. doi request reprint Estradiol modulates neural responses to song in a seasonal songbird
    Donna L Maney
    Department of Psychology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Comp Neurol 511:173-86. 2008
    ..Our results demonstrate a possible mechanism by which gonadal steroids may alter the processing of social signals and affect social decision-making...
  11. ncbi request reprint Neuroendocrine correlates of behavioral polymorphism in white-throated sparrows
    Donna L Maney
    Department of Psychology, Emory University, 532 Kilgo Circle, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Horm Behav 48:196-206. 2005
    ..Our results support the hypothesis that differences in these neuropeptide systems underlie inter- and intraspecific differences in social behavior across vertebrates...
  12. ncbi request reprint Rapid neuroendocrine responses to auditory courtship signals
    Donna L Maney
    Department of Psychology, Emory University, 532 Kilgo Circle, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Endocrinology 148:5614-23. 2007
    ..Song-induced Egr-1 expression in the MBH was correlated with the expression in midbrain and forebrain auditory centers, further supporting a role for the MBH in processing social information...
  13. ncbi request reprint Fos-like immunoreactivity in catecholaminergic brain nuclei after territorial behavior in free-living song sparrows
    Donna L Maney
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21218, USA
    J Neurobiol 56:163-70. 2003
    ..The number of flights directed at the intruder was correlated with FLI in AVT but not GCt. These results suggest a role for AVT and GCt, and thus possibly catecholamines, in the regulation of territorial behavior in songbirds...
  14. ncbi request reprint Estrogen-dependent selectivity of genomic responses to birdsong
    Donna L Maney
    Department of Psychology, 532 Kilgo Circle, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Eur J Neurosci 23:1523-9. 2006
    ..E2-dependent plasticity of auditory pathways and processing centres may promote recognition of and attention to conspecific song during the breeding season...
  15. ncbi request reprint Immediate early gene response to hearing song correlates with receptive behavior and depends on dialect in a female songbird
    D L Maney
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Comp Physiol A Neuroethol Sens Neural Behav Physiol 189:667-74. 2003
    ..This study provides the first evidence that the ZENK response in a sensory area to a social stimulus is proportional to the animal's preference for the stimulus...
  16. doi request reprint Topography of estradiol-modulated genomic responses in the songbird auditory forebrain
    Sara E Sanford
    Department of Psychology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Dev Neurobiol 70:73-86. 2010
    ..Activity in rostral NCM may therefore be seasonally regulated in this species...
  17. pmc Evolution of a bitter taste receptor gene cluster in a New World sparrow
    Jamie K Davis
    Department of Human Genetics, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Genome Biol Evol 2:358-70. 2010
    ..These results suggest that interspecies and intraspecies genetic variability does exist in avian TAS2Rs and that these differences could contribute to variation in bitter taste perception in birds...
  18. doi request reprint Activity of the hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal axis differs between behavioral phenotypes in female white-throated sparrows (Zonotrichia albicollis)
    Jessica I Lake
    Department of Psychology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Gen Comp Endocrinol 156:426-33. 2008
    ..We hypothesize that the differences in GnRH-ir cell number and size are related to differences in LH and E2 secretion, and may be relevant to polymorphic social behavior...
  19. ncbi request reprint Gonadal steroid receptor mRNA in catecholaminergic nuclei of the canary brainstem
    D L Maney
    Behavioral Neuroendocrinology Group, Department of Psychology, Johns Hopkins University, 3400 North Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA
    Neurosci Lett 311:189-92. 2001
    ..The substantia nigra and the midbrain central gray contained both TH-IR and AR mRNA. The presence of AR and ER-alpha within CA cell groups suggests that sex steroid hormones may modulate song production at the site of CA synthesis...
  20. ncbi request reprint The activation of birdsong by testosterone: multiple sites of action and role of ascending catecholamine projections
    Gregory F Ball
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21218, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1007:211-31. 2003
    ..The song control circuit may thus be modulated in significant ways via the androgen regulation of forebrain catecholamine systems...
  21. doi request reprint Neural distribution of nonapeptide binding sites in two species of songbird
    Cary H Leung
    Department of Psychology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Comp Neurol 513:197-208. 2009
    ..Because the avian brain is likely to express multiple types of VT receptors, we hypothesize that the binding patterns of these radioligands represent a heterogeneous receptor population...
  22. pmc The chromosomal polymorphism linked to variation in social behavior in the white-throated sparrow (Zonotrichia albicollis) is a complex rearrangement and suppressor of recombination
    James W Thomas
    Department of Human Genetics, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Genetics 179:1455-68. 2008
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  23. pmc Chromosome-wide linkage disequilibrium caused by an inversion polymorphism in the white-throated sparrow (Zonotrichia albicollis)
    L Y Huynh
    Graduate Program in Population Biology, Ecology and Evolution, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Heredity (Edinb) 106:537-46. 2011
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  24. ncbi request reprint Effects of temperature on photoperiodically induced reproductive development, circulating plasma luteinizing hormone and thyroid hormones, body mass, fat deposition and molt in mountain white-crowned sparrows, Zonotrichia leucophrys oriantha
    John C Wingfield
    Department of Zoology, Box 351800, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Gen Comp Endocrinol 131:143-58. 2003
    ..These results demonstrate that ambient temperature significantly affected photoperiodically induced gonadal development and regression in these birds. The endocrine mechanisms underlying these effects require further study...

Research Grants1

  1. A Unique Natural Model for Studying the Mechanisms Underlying Social Behavior
    Donna L Maney; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Here, we will study these influences in an animal model with a natural polymorphism that provides a unique opportunity to characterize the processes underlying aggression and parenting. ..