paternal behavior

Summary

Summary: The behavior patterns associated with or characteristic of a father.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi The effects of father involvement during pregnancy on receipt of prenatal care and maternal smoking
    Laurie T Martin
    Research Associate, Child Trends, Suite 350, 4301 Connecticut Ave, NW, Washington, DC 20008, USA
    Matern Child Health J 11:595-602. 2007
  2. ncbi Sex differences in the parental behavior of rodents
    J S Lonstein
    Center for Neuroendocrine Studies, Tobin Hall, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003, USA
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 24:669-86. 2000
  3. ncbi Addressing policy barriers to paternal involvement during pregnancy
    Amina P Alio
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, University of Rochester, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Box 644, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Matern Child Health J 15:425-30. 2011
  4. ncbi From here to paternity: neural correlates of the onset of paternal behavior in California mice (Peromyscus californicus)
    Trynke R de Jong
    Department of Biology, 3386 Spieth Hall, University of California, Riverside, Riverside, CA 92527, USA
    Horm Behav 56:220-31. 2009
  5. ncbi Modeling dad: animal models of paternal behavior
    Amanda C Kentner
    Hotckiss Brain Institute, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 34:438-51. 2010
  6. pmc A self-consistent approach to paternity and parental effort
    Alasdair I Houston
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Bristol, Woodland Road, BS8 1UG, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 357:351-62. 2002
  7. ncbi The breastfeeding team: the role of involved fathers in the breastfeeding family
    Lynn A Rempel
    Department of Nursing, Brock University, ON N2T 2H9, Canada
    J Hum Lact 27:115-21. 2011
  8. ncbi Testosterone, paternal behavior, and aggression in the monogamous California mouse (Peromyscus californicus)
    B C Trainor
    Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin at Madison, Madison, Wisconsin 53706, USA
    Horm Behav 40:32-42. 2001
  9. ncbi Paternal care in rodents: weakening support for hormonal regulation of the transition to behavioral fatherhood in rodent animal models of biparental care
    Katherine E Wynne-Edwards
    Department of Biology, Queen s University, Kingston, ON, Canada K7L 3N6
    Horm Behav 52:114-21. 2007
  10. ncbi A change in life as experienced by first-time fathers
    Astrid Fägerskiöld
    Department of Medicine and Health, Division of Nursing Science, Faculty of Health Sciences, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden
    Scand J Caring Sci 22:64-71. 2008

Research Grants

  1. Regulators of Male Parental Care
    Toni Ziegler; Fiscal Year: 2006
  2. Neuroendocrine Control of Paternal Care in the Common Marmoset
    Toni Elaine Ziegler; Fiscal Year: 2010
  3. DOPAMINE REGULATION OF SOCIAL ATTACHMENT
    Zuoxin Wang; Fiscal Year: 2013
  4. Functional Neuroanatomy of Maternal & Paternal Behavior
    JEFFREY LORBERBAUM; Fiscal Year: 2006
  5. The Neural Basis of Sexually Dimorphic Brain Function
    GEERT DE VRIES; Fiscal Year: 2007
  6. THE DEVELOPMENT OF EMOTIONAL SELF-REGULATION
    James Connell; Fiscal Year: 1992
  7. The Role of Septal V1aR Density in Regulating Social Behavior
    Lisa A McGraw; Fiscal Year: 2010
  8. CENTRAL VASOPRESSIN AND SOCIAL ATTACHMENT
    Zuoxin Wang; Fiscal Year: 2000
  9. Parent Intervention for Drug-Abusing Fathers
    Thomas McMahon; Fiscal Year: 2008
  10. Psychosis: Early Detection, Intervention and Prevention
    William McFarlane; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications195 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi The effects of father involvement during pregnancy on receipt of prenatal care and maternal smoking
    Laurie T Martin
    Research Associate, Child Trends, Suite 350, 4301 Connecticut Ave, NW, Washington, DC 20008, USA
    Matern Child Health J 11:595-602. 2007
    ..This study also examines sociodemographic predictors of father involvement during pregnancy...
  2. ncbi Sex differences in the parental behavior of rodents
    J S Lonstein
    Center for Neuroendocrine Studies, Tobin Hall, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003, USA
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 24:669-86. 2000
    ..Understanding the mechanisms that generate sex differences in the parental responsiveness of rodents may indicate how similar sex differences in parental care are generated in other mammals...
  3. ncbi Addressing policy barriers to paternal involvement during pregnancy
    Amina P Alio
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, University of Rochester, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Box 644, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Matern Child Health J 15:425-30. 2011
    ....
  4. ncbi From here to paternity: neural correlates of the onset of paternal behavior in California mice (Peromyscus californicus)
    Trynke R de Jong
    Department of Biology, 3386 Spieth Hall, University of California, Riverside, Riverside, CA 92527, USA
    Horm Behav 56:220-31. 2009
    ..New fathers approached pups more rapidly and spent more time engaging in paternal behavior than virgin males. In each cage housing two virgin males, one was spontaneously paternal and one was not...
  5. ncbi Modeling dad: animal models of paternal behavior
    Amanda C Kentner
    Hotckiss Brain Institute, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 34:438-51. 2010
    ..focused on the interactions between mothers and offspring, with little research directed at understanding paternal behavior. In animal studies, experimenters correlate paternal behaviors with those seen in rodent or primate mothers, ..
  6. pmc A self-consistent approach to paternity and parental effort
    Alasdair I Houston
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Bristol, Woodland Road, BS8 1UG, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 357:351-62. 2002
    ..It is easy to construct models that predict negative correlations between effort and paternity...
  7. ncbi The breastfeeding team: the role of involved fathers in the breastfeeding family
    Lynn A Rempel
    Department of Nursing, Brock University, ON N2T 2H9, Canada
    J Hum Lact 27:115-21. 2011
    ..The experiences of these fathers suggest the importance of assisting them to recognize their unique contributions to the nurture of their children as members of the breastfeeding team...
  8. ncbi Testosterone, paternal behavior, and aggression in the monogamous California mouse (Peromyscus californicus)
    B C Trainor
    Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin at Madison, Madison, Wisconsin 53706, USA
    Horm Behav 40:32-42. 2001
    Testosterone (T) mediates a trade-off, or negative correlation, between paternal behavior and aggression in several seasonally breeding avian species...
  9. ncbi Paternal care in rodents: weakening support for hormonal regulation of the transition to behavioral fatherhood in rodent animal models of biparental care
    Katherine E Wynne-Edwards
    Department of Biology, Queen s University, Kingston, ON, Canada K7L 3N6
    Horm Behav 52:114-21. 2007
    ..sex steroids (estradiol, testosterone, progesterone), glucocorticoids, oxytocin and vasopressin and paternal behavior are reviewed...
  10. ncbi A change in life as experienced by first-time fathers
    Astrid Fägerskiöld
    Department of Medicine and Health, Division of Nursing Science, Faculty of Health Sciences, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden
    Scand J Caring Sci 22:64-71. 2008
    ..Knowledge about first-time fathers' experiences during the early infancy of their children may bring about increased support from midwives and child health nurses...
  11. ncbi Behavioral transition from attack to parenting in male mice: a crucial role of the vomeronasal system
    Kashiko S Tachikawa
    Research Unit for Affiliative Social Behavior and Laboratory for Neurobiology of Synapse, RIKEN Brain Science Institute, Saitama 351 0198, Japan
    J Neurosci 33:5120-6. 2013
    ..Thus, the downregulation of pup pheromone-induced activation of the vomeronasal system might be important for the behavioral transition from attack to parenting in male mice...
  12. ncbi Heritability of parental effort in a passerine bird
    Andrew D C MacColl
    Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, University of Sheffield, Sheffield S10 2TN, United Kingdom
    Evolution 57:2191-5. 2003
    ..Using both parent-offspring regression, and an animal model approach, with a pedigree derived from ringing data, we show that our measure of effort has a significant heritable component...
  13. ncbi Scopolamine modulates paternal parental retrieval behavior in mice induced by the maternal mate
    Hiroko Fujimoto
    Department of Basic Research on Social Recognition, Research Center for Child Mental Development, Kanazawa University, Kanazawa 920 8640, Japan
    Neurosci Lett 546:63-6. 2013
    ..These results indicate the involvement of cholinergic cellular signaling in the central nervous system in the maternal induction of paternal parental behavior in ICR mice...
  14. ncbi Improving research, policy and practice to promote paternal involvement in pregnancy outcomes: the roles of obstetricians-gynecologists
    M Jermane Bond
    Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies, Health Policy Institute, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
    Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 22:525-9. 2010
    ..To review current research, policy, and practice on paternal involvement in pregnancy outcomes and suggest recommendations to improve paternal involvement in pregnancy and childbirth...
  15. ncbi Isotocin regulates paternal care in a monogamous cichlid fish
    Lauren A O'Connell
    Institute for Cellular and Molecular Biology, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78705, USA
    Horm Behav 61:725-33. 2012
    ..Our results indicate that isotocin plays a significant role in promoting paternal care, and more broadly suggest that the convergent evolution of paternal care across vertebrates may have recruited similar neuroendocrine mechanisms...
  16. ncbi Reinventing fatherhood in Japan and Canada
    S Steinberg
    St Mary s Hospital, Montreal, Que, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 50:1257-72. 2000
    ..Birth and early child rearing appears to have a significant impact on marriage in all four groups. Public policy issues are addressed and potential responses provided...
  17. ncbi How is sexual conflict over parental care resolved? A meta-analysis
    F Harrison
    Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Bath, Claverton Down, Bath, UK
    J Evol Biol 22:1800-12. 2009
    ..We present a meta-analysis of 54 such studies, and conclude that the mean response was indeed partial compensation. Males and females responded differently and this was in part mediated by the type of manipulation used...
  18. ncbi Testosterone and prolactin are associated with emotional responses to infant cries in new fathers
    Alison S Fleming
    Department of Psychology, University of Toronto at Mississauga, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
    Horm Behav 42:399-413. 2002
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  19. ncbi Decisions about parental care in response to perceived paternity
    Bryan D Neff
    Department of Biology, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario N6A 5B7, Canada
    Nature 422:716-9. 2003
    ..These results confirm the importance of genetic relatedness in parental care decision-making...
  20. pmc CD38 in the nucleus accumbens and oxytocin are related to paternal behavior in mice
    Shirin Akther
    Kanazawa University Center for Child Mental Development, Kanazawa 920 8640, Japan
    Mol Brain 6:41. 2013
    ..The neural circuitry and hormones that control paternal behavior are not well-understood...
  21. pmc Testosterone response to courtship predicts future paternal behavior in the California mouse, Peromyscus californicus
    Erin D Gleason
    Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Horm Behav 57:147-54. 2010
    ..that male endocrine or behavioral response to courtship interactions would be predictive of future paternal behavior. To test this hypothesis, we formed 20 pairs of California mice, and evaluated their behavior during the ..
  22. ncbi Physiological reactivity to infant crying: a behavioral genetic study
    D Out
    Institute of Education and Child Studies, Centre for Child and Family Studies, Leiden University, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Genes Brain Behav 9:868-76. 2010
    ..These results point to genetic and experiential effects on HR reactivity to infant crying that may contribute to the explanation of variance in sensitive and harsh parenting...
  23. ncbi Paternal behavior and testosterone plasma levels in the Volcano Mouse Neotomodon alstoni (Rodentia: Muridae)
    Juana Luis
    Unidad de Morfología y Función, FES Iztacala, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Tlalnepantla, Edo de Mexico, Mexico
    Rev Biol Trop 57:433-9. 2009
    b>Paternal behavior and testosterone plasma levels in the Volcano Mouse Neotomodon alstoni (Rodentia: Muridae)...
  24. ncbi Paternal behavior increases testosterone levels in offspring of the California mouse
    Elizabeth A Becker
    Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin at Madison, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Horm Behav 58:385-9. 2010
    ..Therefore, this period of development previously viewed as hormonally quiescent may be more active in response to paternal behavior than previously thought.
  25. ncbi Age-related changes in paternal responses of gerbils parallel changes in their testosterone concentrations
    M M Clark
    Department of Psychology, McMaster University, Hamilton Ontario L8S 4K1, Canada
    Dev Psychobiol 39:179-87. 2001
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  26. ncbi Evolution of monogamy, paternal investment, and female life history in Peromyscus
    Eldin Jasarević
    Interdisciplinary Neuroscience Program and Department of Psychological Sciences, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    J Comp Psychol 127:91-102. 2013
    ..The results suggest monogamy and paternal investment can alter the evolution of female life-history trajectories in mammals...
  27. ncbi Hormonal correlates of human paternal interactions: a hospital-based investigation in urban Jamaica
    P B Gray
    Department of Anthropology and Ethnic Studies, 4505 Maryland Parkway 5003, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV, USA
    Horm Behav 52:499-507. 2007
    ..These findings also highlight the importance of sociocultural context in human fatherhood while exhibiting parallels with existing data on the non-human vertebrate hormonal bases of paternal care...
  28. ncbi Effect of neonatal handling and paternal care on offspring cognitive development in the monogamous California mouse (Peromyscus californicus)
    Timothy W Bredy
    Developmental Neuroendocrinology Laboratory, Douglas Hospital Research Centre, and Department of Psychiatry, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Horm Behav 46:30-8. 2004
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  29. ncbi Effect of resource availability on biparental care, and offspring neural and behavioral development in the California mouse (Peromyscus californicus)
    Timothy W Bredy
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Eur J Neurosci 25:567-75. 2007
    ..Together, the results suggest that resource availability affects biparental investment strategies, with subsequent effects on hippocampal development and novel object recognition in the offspring...
  30. pmc Non-genomic transmission of paternal behaviour between fathers and sons in the monogamous and biparental California mouse
    Erin D Gleason
    Departments of Psychology, University of Wisconsin Madison, 1202 W Johnson Street, Madison, WI 53705, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 280:20130824. 2013
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  31. pmc Relating paternity to paternal care
    Ben C Sheldon
    EGI, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, OX1 3PS, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 357:341-50. 2002
    ..My conclusion is that although there are some cases where the models have qualitative support, we are a long way from understanding whether paternal care is commonly adjusted in relation to certainty of paternity...
  32. ncbi Fathers' functional status during pregnancy and the early postnatal period
    U Sevil
    Ege University School of Nursing, 35100 Izmir, Turkey
    Midwifery 25:665-72. 2009
    ..to determine the functional status of fathers whose wives were pregnant or in the early postnatal period...
  33. pmc Paternal care and male mate-attraction effort in the European starling is adjusted to clutch size
    Jan Komdeur
    Zoological Laboratory, University of Groningen, PO Box 14, 9750 AA Haren, The Netherlands
    Proc Biol Sci 269:1253-61. 2002
    ..Experiments showed that the relative contribution of the male and female to nestling provisioning was unrelated to brood size...
  34. pmc Evolutionary transitions in parental care and live bearing in vertebrates
    John D Reynolds
    School of Biological Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich NR4 7TJ, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 357:269-81. 2002
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  35. ncbi Both oxytocin and vasopressin may influence alloparental behavior in male prairie voles
    Karen L Bales
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Horm Behav 45:354-61. 2004
    ..Since treatment with only one antagonist did not interfere with the expression of alloparenting, these results suggest that access to either OT or AVP receptors may be sufficient for the expression of alloparenting...
  36. ncbi Predictable males and unpredictable females: sex difference in repeatability of parental care in a wild bird population
    S Nakagawa
    Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
    J Evol Biol 20:1674-81. 2007
    ..Our results suggest a need for a new theoretical framework that encompasses variation in the predictability and plasticity of parental investment by individuals...
  37. ncbi Paternal behavior influences development of aggression and vasopressin expression in male California mouse offspring
    Cristianne R M Frazier
    Department of Zoology, University of Wisconsin Madison, USA
    Horm Behav 50:699-707. 2006
    ..This study provides further evidence that paternal behavior influences the development of aggression and associated neural substrates.
  38. ncbi Variation in testosterone levels and male reproductive effort: insight from a polygynous human population
    Alexandra Alvergne
    Universite Montpellier II, France CNRS, Institut des Sciences de l Evolution, Place Eugene Bataillon, CC 065, 34095 Montpellier Cedex 5, France
    Horm Behav 56:491-7. 2009
    ..Taken together with previous results in monogamous settings, these findings suggest that the endocrine regulation of reproductive effort is probably a general feature of human populations...
  39. ncbi Men's psychological transition to fatherhood: an analysis of the literature, 1989-2008
    Lucia Genesoni
    Department of Psychology, University College London, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Birth 36:305-18. 2009
    ..The aim was to investigate men's psychological transition to fatherhood from pregnancy of the partner through the infant's first year of life...
  40. pmc Parental division of labor, coordination, and the effects of family structure on parenting in monogamous prairie voles (Microtus ochrogaster)
    Todd H Ahern
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Center for Behavioral Neuroscience, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    Dev Psychobiol 53:118-31. 2011
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  41. ncbi Parental care and clutch sizes in North and South American birds
    T E Martin
    U S Geological Survey Biological Resources Division, Missoula, MT 59812, USA
    Science 287:1482-5. 2000
    ..However, neither Skutch's hypothesis nor two major alternatives explain differences between latitudes...
  42. ncbi Predictors of Urban fathers' involvement in their child's health care
    Trevena Moore
    Division of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Pediatrics 113:574-80. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to explore the extent to which fathers are involved in their children's health care and identify those factors that are associated with greater involvement...
  43. ncbi Vasopressin and the transmission of paternal behavior across generations in mated, cross-fostered Peromyscus mice
    Janet K Bester-Meredith
    Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin, 1202 West Johnson Street, Madison, Wisconsin 53706, USA
    Behav Neurosci 117:455-63. 2003
    The role of arginine vasopressin (AVP) in the nongenomic transfer of paternal behavior from fathers to offspring was examined in Peromyscus. Male California mice (P. californicus) exposed to fewer retrievals by white-footed mouse (P...
  44. ncbi Sexual conflict over care: antagonistic effects of clutch desertion on reproductive success of male and female penduline tits
    I Szentirmai
    Department of Ethology, Eotvos University, Budapest, Pázmány P sétány 1 C, Hungary
    J Evol Biol 20:1739-44. 2007
    ..We argue that the strong antagonistic interests of sexes explain the high frequency of biparental desertion...
  45. ncbi Evolution of exclusive paternal care in arthopods
    D W Tallamy
    Delaware Agricultural Experiment Station, Department of Entomology and Applied Ecology, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware 19717 1303, USA
    Annu Rev Entomol 46:139-65. 2001
    ..Females use nest construction or the act of guarding another female's eggs as honest signals of paternal intent and quality...
  46. ncbi Short-term changes in fathers' hormones during father-child play: impacts of paternal attitudes and experience
    Lee T Gettler
    Department of Anthropology, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Horm Behav 60:599-606. 2011
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  47. ncbi Paternal behavior is associated with central neurohormone receptor binding patterns in meadow voles (Microtus pennsylvanicus)
    K J Parker
    Department of Psychology and Reproductive Sciences Program, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109-1109, USA
    Behav Neurosci 115:1341-8. 2001
    ..autoradiography, the authors examined whether AVP and OT receptor patterns were associated with facultative paternal behavior in either sexually and parentally inexperienced or experienced meadow voles (Microtus pennsylvanicus)...
  48. ncbi Sensation seeking in fathers: the impact on testosterone and paternal investment
    Tiziana Perini
    Department of Psychology, Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, University of Zurich, CH 8044 Zurich, Switzerland
    Horm Behav 61:191-5. 2012
    ..These data suggest that adaptation processes of the transition to fatherhood are influenced by individual differences in personality traits...
  49. ncbi Testosterone and prolactin in two songbirds that differ in paternal care: the Blue-headed Vireo and the Red-eyed Vireo
    Brandi L Van Roo
    Department of Biology, Framingham State College, Framingham, MA 01701, USA
    Horm Behav 44:435-41. 2003
    ..Our observations support the hypothesis that differences in paternal care reflect differences in circulating T and PRL...
  50. ncbi Effects of stress on parental care are sexually dimorphic in prairie voles
    Karen L Bales
    Department of Psychiatry and Brain Body Center, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago IL 60612, USA
    Physiol Behav 87:424-9. 2006
    ..These findings support earlier studies suggesting that the neuroendocrine substrates of parental behavior, as well as the effects of stressors, are sexually dimorphic in this species...
  51. ncbi Support during labour: first-time fathers' descriptions of requested and received support during the birth of their child
    Caroline Bäckström
    School of Life Sciences, University of Skovde, Gullhönevägen 15, 541 65 Skövde, Sweden
    Midwifery 27:67-73. 2011
    ..to explore how first-time fathers describe requested and received support during a normal birth...
  52. ncbi Species differences in paternal behavior and aggression in peromyscus and their associations with vasopressin immunoreactivity and receptors
    J K Bester-Meredith
    Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, 53706, USA
    Horm Behav 36:25-38. 1999
    ..We propose the hypothesis that aggression may be better correlated with species patterns of AVP-ir staining density and receptor distribution...
  53. ncbi Central vasopressin administration regulates the onset of facultative paternal behavior in microtus pennsylvanicus (meadow voles)
    K J Parker
    Department of Psychology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 48109-1109, USA
    Horm Behav 39:285-94. 2001
    Pharmacological experiments have implicated a role for central arginine vasopressin (AVP) in regulating paternal behavior in monogamous prairie voles...
  54. ncbi Correlates of mother-premature infant interactions
    Diane Holditch-Davis
    School of Nursing, Duke University, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Res Nurs Health 30:333-46. 2007
    ..Greater maternal worry was related to more child irritability. These findings are consistent with the developmental science view that the mother-premature relationship is a complex, reciprocal process...
  55. ncbi Parental practices and willingness to ask for children's help later in life
    Carmi Schooler
    Ph D, Section on Socio Environmental Studies, Intramural Research Program, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, 6101 Executive Boulevard, Suite 360, Room 362, MSC 8408, Bethesda, MD 20892 8408, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 62:P165-70. 2007
    ..was increased by responsive and decreased by restrictive-dominant maternal behavior; and (c) neither responsive nor restrictive-dominant paternal behavior affected fathers' later willingness to ask an adult child for help of either kind.
  56. pmc Parenting behavior dimensions and child psychopathology: specificity, task dependency, and interactive relations
    Annalise Caron
    Vanderbilt University, USA
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 35:34-45. 2006
    ..These findings indicate the importance of assessing and simultaneously analyzing multiple parenting behavior dimensions and multiple child psychopathology domains...
  57. ncbi A recognition-free mechanism for reliable rejection of brood parasites
    Michael G Anderson
    Ecology and Conservation Group, Institute of Natural Resources, Massey University, Albany Campus, Private Bag 102 904, North Shore Mail Centre, Auckland, New Zealand
    Trends Ecol Evol 22:283-6. 2007
    ..Discrimination without recognition has important implications for the realized trajectories of host-parasite coevolutionary arms races...
  58. ncbi Life history evolution in cichlids 1: revisiting the evolution of life histories in relation to parental care
    N Kolm
    Centre for Ecology, Evolution and Conservation, School of Biological Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
    J Evol Biol 19:66-75. 2006
    ..We suggest that re-evaluation of the generality of current models of the evolution of egg size under parental care in fishes is needed...
  59. ncbi Men's constructions of smoking in the context of women's tobacco reduction during pregnancy and postpartum
    Joan L Bottorff
    University of British Columbia Okanagan, Kelowna, BC, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 62:3096-108. 2006
    ..Implications for gender-sensitive smoking cessation interventions are discussed...
  60. pmc Experimental evidence for chick discrimination without recognition in a brood parasite host
    Tomas Grim
    Department of Zoology, Palacky University, tr Svobody 26, 771 46 Olomouc, Czech Republic
    Proc Biol Sci 274:373-81. 2007
    ..These findings have crucial implications for the process and end-result of host-parasite arms races and our understanding of the cognitive basis of discriminatory mechanisms in general...
  61. ncbi Neither reduced photoperiod, nor female-related social cues, nor increased maternal thermal stress result in a paternally responsive Phodopus sungorus male
    Mary E Timonin
    Department of Biology, Queen s University, Kingston, ON Canada K7L 3N6
    Physiol Behav 88:309-16. 2006
    ..Thus, paternal behavior might be expressed in response to relevant social and environmental cues...
  62. ncbi Perceived parenting behavior in the childhood of cocaine users: relationship with genotype and personality traits
    G Gerra
    Centro Studi Farmaco tossicodipendenze, Ser T, AUSL, Parma, Italy
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 144:52-7. 2007
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  63. ncbi Potential mechanisms of avian sex manipulation
    Thomas W Pike
    Evolution and Behaviour Research Group, School of Biology, Henry Wellcome Building, University of Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4HH, UK
    Biol Rev Camb Philos Soc 78:553-74. 2003
    ..The ideas outlined in this review provide good starting points for testing the hypotheses both experimentally (behaviourally and physiologically) and theoretically...
  64. ncbi Life history traits and parental care in Lepilemur ruficaudatus
    Roland Hilgartner
    Department of Behavioural Ecology and Sociobiology, German Primate Centre, Gottingen, Germany
    Am J Primatol 70:2-11. 2008
    ..We conclude that the necessity of direct infant care cannot explain the evolution and/or maintenance of pair-living in Lepilemur ruficaudatus...
  65. ncbi Maternal gatekeeping, coparenting quality, and fathering behavior in families with infants
    Sarah J Schoppe-Sullivan
    Department of Human Development and Family Science, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    J Fam Psychol 22:389-98. 2008
    ..These findings are consistent with the notion that mothers may shape father involvement through their roles as "gatekeepers."..
  66. pmc Sexual conflict and consistency of offspring desertion in Eurasian penduline tit Remiz pendulinus
    Akos Pogány
    Department of Ethology, Eotvos University, Pázmány Péter s 1 c, Budapest, H 1117, Hungary
    BMC Evol Biol 8:242. 2008
    ..Here we investigate whether the variation in offspring desertion in a population emerges either by each individual behaving consistently between different broods, or it is driven by the environment...
  67. pmc Sheep in wolf's clothing: host nestling vocalizations resemble their cowbird competitor's
    Katie Pagnucco
    Department of Biology, University of Western Ontario, London, Ont, Canada N6A 5B7
    Proc Biol Sci 275:1061-5. 2008
    ..Our results support the recently proposed hypothesis that signalling in parasitized nests involves a dynamic interaction between parasitic and host nestlings, rather than a one-way process of mimicry by the parasite...
  68. ncbi Perspectives of mothers with substance use problems on father involvement
    Robin E Gearing
    1Columbia University School of Social Work, New York, USA
    Can J Clin Pharmacol 15:e99-107. 2008
    ..To date, little research has focused on the implications, meaning and experiences of father involvement on mothers with substance use problems...
  69. ncbi Dark nests and conspicuousness in color patterns of nestlings of altricial birds
    Jesús M Avilés
    Departamento de Ecología Funcional y Evolutiva, Estación Experimental de Zonas Aridas Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, General Segura 1, E 04001 Almería, Spain
    Am Nat 171:327-38. 2008
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  70. pmc Parental conflict in birds: comparative analyses of offspring development, ecology and mating opportunities
    V A Olson
    Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Bath, 4 South, Claverton Down, Bath BA2 7AY, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 275:301-7. 2008
    ..They also support the view that the major correlates of the intersexual conflict are mating opportunities for both sexes, rather than the breeding environment...
  71. ncbi The effects of variable foraging conditions on common murre (Uria aalge) corticosterone concentrations and parental provisioning
    Lesley M Doody
    Department of Biology, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John s, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada A1B 3X9
    Horm Behav 53:140-8. 2008
    ....
  72. ncbi Mothers and fathers of very low-birthweight infants: similarities and differences in the first year after birth
    Nancy Feeley
    Department of Nursing, Centre for Nursing Research, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 36:558-67. 2007
    ..To compare the psychosocial adjustment and the quality of interaction with their infant of mothers and fathers of very low-birthweight infants at two time points in the first year of the infant's life...
  73. ncbi Spontaneous egg or chick abandonment in energy-depleted king penguins: a role for corticosterone and prolactin?
    Rene Groscolas
    Institut Pluridisciplinaire Hubert Curien, Departement d Ecologie, Physiologie et Ethologie, UMR 7178 CNRS ULP, 23 rue Becquerel, 67087, Strasbourg Cedex 02, France
    Horm Behav 53:51-60. 2008
    ....
  74. ncbi Parents' representations of their children: an exploratory study using the Osgood Semantic Differential Scales
    Silvia Salcuni
    Universita degli Studi di Padova, Italy
    Percept Mot Skills 105:39-46. 2007
    ..Average factor scores were significantly different. There were no significant differences between fathers and mothers on the four factor scores. Children were more positively evaluated the younger they were...
  75. ncbi Parental investment with a superior alien in the brood
    Ø H Holen
    Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis, Department of Biology, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    J Evol Biol 20:2165-72. 2007
    ..As parasites reared together with host offspring are often superior competitors, their hosts could benefit from increasing investment in response to suspected parasitism...
  76. doi Parental behaviors in rats and mice
    Joseph S Lonstein
    University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts, USA
    Curr Protoc Neurosci . 2002
    ....
  77. ncbi Does the badge of status influence parental care and investment in house sparrows? An experimental test
    Shinichi Nakagawa
    Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
    Oecologia 153:749-60. 2007
    ..We conclude that badge size does not signal parental quality, but that the ages of both sexes and the condition of the female play significant roles in the reproductive performance of this species...
  78. ncbi [Analysis of the care delivered to hospitalized newborns according to the Winnicottian perspective]
    Fabiane Carvalhais Regis
    Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein, Sao Paulo
    Rev Bras Enferm 58:39-43. 2005
    ..We believe that it is necessary that the caring practice must be reevaulated, so that all members of the team, and also mothers and fathers are able to provide adequate holding for the infant's development...
  79. ncbi Mothers' and fathers' behaviors toward their 3- to 4-month-old infants in lower, middle, and upper socioeconomic African American families
    Jaipaul L Roopnarine
    Department of Child and Family Studies, Syracuse University, NY 13244, USA
    Dev Psychol 41:723-32. 2005
    ..Fathers and mothers in the different socioeconomic groups held, displayed affection to, and soothed their infants differently...
  80. ncbi Pregnant women quit smoking; what about fathers? Survey study in Bursa Region, Turkey
    Yesim Uncu
    Yesim Uncu, Uludag University, School of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine, Gorukle Bursa 16069, Turkey
    Croat Med J 46:832-7. 2005
    ..To evaluate maternal and paternal smoking habits during pregnancy and determine their correlation with pregnancy complications and newborn status...
  81. pmc Parental care and adaptive brood sex ratio manipulation in birds
    Dennis Hasselquist
    Department of Animal Ecology, Lund University, Ecology Building, 223 62, Sweden
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 357:363-72. 2002
    ....
  82. ncbi Plasticity in juvenile hormone in male burying beetles during breeding: physiological consequences of the loss of a mate
    S Carmen Panaitof
    Department of Zoology, University of New Hampshire, Rudman Hall, Durham, NH 03824 2617, USA
    J Insect Physiol 50:715-24. 2004
    ..The regulation of JH in male burying beetles appears thus to be dependent on the presence of a mate and on critical stimuli from young...
  83. pmc Parentally biased favouritism: why should parents specialize in caring for different offspring?
    C M Lessells
    Netherlands Institute of Ecology, Boterhoeksestraat 48, PO Box 40, 6666 ZG Heteren, The Netherlands
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 357:381-403. 2002
    ..Parentally biased favouritism towards particular individual offspring (brood division) can be explained by parent-offspring conflict or sexual conflict...
  84. ncbi Social interactions of children with autism in father-child and mother-child play sessions
    Jennifer H Elder
    University of Florida, College of Nursing, Gainesville, FL, USA
    Pediatr Nurs 28:573-8, 581. 2002
    ..These findings are consistent with the clinical impression that autism is a syndrome with various symptom configurations and individual differences in behaviors...
  85. ncbi Changes in plasma corticosterone and adrenocortical response to stress during the breeding cycle in high altitude flycatchers
    Maria Elena Pereyra
    Department of Biological Sciences, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ 86011, USA
    Gen Comp Endocrinol 130:222-31. 2003
    ....
  86. ncbi Outline of the evolution of behavioral and nonbehavioral patterns of parental care among the vertebrates: critical characteristics of mammalian and avian parental behavior
    Jay S Rosenblatt
    Psychology Department, Rutgers University Newark, New Jersey, USA
    Scand J Psychol 44:265-71. 2003
    ..Among birds there is the period of egg incubation in the nest preceding hatching of the young, in addition to the above characteristics of mammals, but the mother-offspring unit is not the basis for social organization...
  87. ncbi Paternal care in the social and diurnal striped mouse (Rhabdomys pumilio): laboratory and field evidence
    Carsten Schradin
    Ecophysiological Studies Research Group, School of Animal, Plant and Environmental Sciences, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    J Comp Psychol 117:317-24. 2003
    ....
  88. ncbi Mothers, not fathers, determine the delayed onset of male carrying in Goeldi's monkey (Callimico goeldii)
    Carsten Schradin
    Anthropologisches Institut und Museum, Universitat Zurich, Winterthurerstrasse 190, 8057 Zurich, Switzerland
    J Hum Evol 45:389-99. 2003
    ..We suggest that one ultimate explanation for that delay might be increased infant mortality when infant transfer starts at an earlier stage...
  89. ncbi Carotenoid-based nestling colouration and parental favouritism in the great tit
    Barbara Tschirren
    Division of Evolutionary Ecology, Zoological Institute, University of Bern, 3012 Bern, Switzerland
    Oecologia 143:477-82. 2005
    ..Alternative explanations for the evolution of carotenoid-based colours in nestling birds are discussed...
  90. ncbi Darwinian grandparenting: preferential investment in more certain kin
    Simon M Laham
    University of New South Wales, Sydney 2052, Australia
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 31:63-72. 2005
    ..Exposure to grandparents revealed a similar pattern of findings but did not show the same sensitivity to the presence of more certain kin and did not appear to account for the closeness ratings...
  91. ncbi Reproduction: the adaptive significance of endothermy
    C G Farmer
    Department of Biology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112, USA
    Am Nat 162:826-40. 2003
  92. ncbi Fathers' behavior during their child's ambulatory surgery
    Jocelyne Tourigny
    School of Nursing, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Issues Compr Pediatr Nurs 27:69-81. 2004
    ....
  93. pmc The evolution of avian parental care
    Nancy Tyler Burley
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Irvine 92697 2525, USA
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 357:241-50. 2002
    ..In stage IV, altriciality coevolved with increasing biparental care, resulting in social monogamy. Approaches for testing behavioural hypotheses are suggested...
  94. ncbi Household chaos--links with parenting and child behaviour
    Joanne Coldwell
    Psychology Department, University of Sussex, Brighton, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 47:1116-22. 2006
    ..In addition, we investigated whether household chaos acts as a moderator between parenting and children's behaviour...
  95. pmc Why is mutual mate choice not the norm? Operational sex ratios, sex roles and the evolution of sexually dimorphic and monomorphic signalling
    Hanna Kokko
    Division of Environmental and Evolutionary Biology, Institute of Biomedical and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, G12 8QQ, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 357:319-30. 2002
    ..This divergence is prevented, and mutual mate choice maintained, if synergistic benefits of biparental care render parental investment both high and not too different in the two sexes...
  96. pmc Male-only care and classical polyandry in birds: phylogeny, ecology and sex differences in remating opportunities
    Ian P F Owens
    Department of Biological Sciences and NERC Centre for Population Biology, Imperial College at Silwood Park, Ascot, Berkshire SL5 7PY, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 357:283-93. 2002
    ..This in turn suggests that sex differences in remating opportunities are the key ecological factor in determining male-only care and classical polyandry in birds...
  97. ncbi Resource defense and juvenile hormone: the "challenge hypothesis" extended to insects
    Michelle Pellissier Scott
    Department of Zoology, University of New Hampshire, Durham, 03824, USA
    Horm Behav 49:276-81. 2006
    ..These findings support the challenge hypothesis and suggest that mating systems and breeding strategies can promote plastic responses in insect, as well as vertebrate, endocrine systems...
  98. pmc Phylogenetic reconstruction of parental-care systems in the ancestors of birds
    Birgitta S Tullberg
    Department of Zoology, University of Stockholm, S 106 91, Sweden
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 357:251-7. 2002
    ..We suggest that the phylogenetic pattern should be used as a starting point for a more detailed analysis of parental care systems in birds and their relatives...
  99. ncbi An exploration of links between early parenting experiences and personality disorder type and disordered personality functioning
    G Parker
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Australia
    J Pers Disord 13:361-74. 1999
    ..Multiple regression analyses indicated that disordered functioning (as assessed by the three independent rater groups) was most distinctly associated with paternal indifference and maternal overcontrol...
  100. ncbi Childhood adversities associated with risk for eating disorders or weight problems during adolescence or early adulthood
    Jeffrey G Johnson
    Columbia University and New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 159:394-400. 2002
    ..A community-based prospective longitudinal study was conducted to investigate the association between childhood adversities and problems with eating or weight during adolescence and early adulthood...
  101. ncbi Quantification of whole brain arginine vasotocin for two Syngnathus pipefishes: elevated concentrations correlated with paternal brooding
    Jennifer L Ripley
    Department of Biology, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, USA
    Fish Physiol Biochem 36:867-74. 2010
    ..study begins to address whether paternal functions for AVT have independently evolved in species in which paternal behavior has evolved...

Research Grants38

  1. Regulators of Male Parental Care
    Toni Ziegler; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..With the development of parenting behavioral assays, the marmoset has the potential to be an ideal model system for studying parental care in primates and providing insights into the human condition. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  2. Neuroendocrine Control of Paternal Care in the Common Marmoset
    Toni Elaine Ziegler; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..to infant cues than experienced males, suggesting there is an experience and hormonal influence on paternal behavior. Specific Aim 1 will test paternally experienced adult male marmosets for their infant responsiveness to an ..
  3. DOPAMINE REGULATION OF SOCIAL ATTACHMENT
    Zuoxin Wang; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..derived from studies of maternal behavior, mainly because only ~3-5% of mammalian species display paternal behavior, and thus, an animal model has not yet been fully developed...
  4. Functional Neuroanatomy of Maternal & Paternal Behavior
    JEFFREY LORBERBAUM; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..As rodent paternal behavior appears to involve similar brain regions to that of maternal behavior, we expect fathers will show increased ..
  5. The Neural Basis of Sexually Dimorphic Brain Function
    GEERT DE VRIES; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..virtue of its theme, this project will increase what little knowledge is available on the neural control of paternal behavior as well as on the role of sex differences in the brain...
  6. THE DEVELOPMENT OF EMOTIONAL SELF-REGULATION
    James Connell; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..change in ESR, specifically the prediction of individual differences in ESR "growth curves" by maternal and paternal behavior and temperament measures; and, the testing of alternative models of interrelations among ESR, parent ..
  7. The Role of Septal V1aR Density in Regulating Social Behavior
    Lisa A McGraw; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..will be tested and compared to controls for their propensity to form a partner preference and to engage in paternal behavior. Second, a selective breeding strategy will be used to determine whether V1aR density in the LS is a major ..
  8. CENTRAL VASOPRESSIN AND SOCIAL ATTACHMENT
    Zuoxin Wang; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..prairie voles as measured by the development of partner preferences, selective aggression to strangers, and paternal behavior to offspring...
  9. Parent Intervention for Drug-Abusing Fathers
    Thomas McMahon; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  10. Psychosis: Early Detection, Intervention and Prevention
    William McFarlane; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..It will allow the analysis of key social factors contributing to psychosis and their interaction with the treatment conditions and each other. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  11. Mid-Brain Modulation of Social Attachment
    Joseph Curtis; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The results of these studies will further our understanding of the brain circuitry involved in social attachment, and thus provide insights into the causes of a variety of human ailments. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  12. Estrogen receptors, photoperiod, and aggression
    BRIAN TRAINOR; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The proposed research should provide a novel and important framework to understand how the environment interacts with ER function to modulate behavior. ..
  13. NEUROPEPTIDERGIC CONTROL OF MATERNAL BEHAVIOR
    BENJAMIN NEPHEW; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  14. Youth and Parent Knowledge of Diabetes Complications
    Tim Wysocki; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  15. PSYCHOBIOLOGY OF CONGENITAL ADRENAL HYPERPLASIA (CAH)
    HEINO MEYER BAHLBURG; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The findings will contribute to our understanding of psychosexual differentiation in general and to the resolution of ongoing major controversies in the clinical management of patients with intersexuality. ..
  16. Diabetes in Neuropsychiatric Disorders
    Brian Kirkpatrick; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..These studies will assess whether schizophrenia is associated with impaired glucose tolerance, and whether this abnormality predicts the subsequent risk of impaired fasting glucose with olanzapine administration. ..
  17. Classes and Stages of Adolescent Alcohol Involvement
    John Donovan; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Establishing the stages of adolescent alcohol involvement and the risk factors for transitions among these stages should facilitate the design of more effective prevention and intervention efforts in this population. ..
  18. The Psychobiology of Rhythms in Diurnal Mammals
    Laura Smale; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..These insights will help us understand and eventually alleviate the myriad medical and behavioral problems faced by shift workers, who represent 16% of Americans ..
  19. Prenatal Depression and a Yoga Intervention
    Tiffany M Field; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..We would expect that yoga would decrease depression, increase vagal activity, decrease cortisol and increase gestational age (decrease prematurity). ..
  20. Neurohormonal Effects of Massage Therapy
    Tiffany Field; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The K05 would allow me to increase my research time including being mentored and mentoring students from 25 to 75% time. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  21. Prenatal Smoking and Patterns of Youth Problem Behavior
    Lauren Wakschlag; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The potential moderational role of family factors will be explored. ..
  22. Adult Neurogenesis, Amygdala, and Social Attachment
    Zuoxin Wang; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  23. BEHAVIOR THERAPY FOR FAMILIES OF DIABETIC ADOLESCENTS
    Tim Wysocki; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..These results could influence the clinical practice of diabetes management and health care policy regarding adolescents with diabetes and other chronic diseases. ..
  24. Aromatase regulation of paternal behavior and aggression
    BRIAN TRAINOR; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..This application proposes to examine how aromatase mediates the effects of testosterone on paternal behavior and inter-male aggression in the monogamous California mouse, a species in which males show high levels of ..
  25. Children with Chronic Health Conditions: Family Impact
    KAREN KUHLTAHU; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  26. GENES, ADOLESCENT ADJUSTMENT, AND FAMILY PROCESSES
    Jenae Neiderhiser; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..This proposal, using the most recent advances in quantitative genetics and the most recent advances in molecular genetics has great potential for informing the question of how genes influence development. ..
  27. Consequences of Prenatal Cocaine Exposure in Adolescence
    Virginia Delaney Black; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The proposed research will provide data critical to understanding the impact of prenatal cocaine exposure in adolescence, and to shape future studies of problem behaviors in late adolescence and early adulthood. ..
  28. Father Involvement, Coparenting, and Child Functioning
    SARAH SCHOPPE SULLIVAN; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Funding is sought for the extension of the current data collection effort with a longitudinal component, which would enhance the scientific and practical value of this work. ..
  29. Genes, Enivronment and the Adjustment of Family Members
    Jenae Neiderhiser; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  30. INTENSIVE THERAPY FOR IDDM IN YOUTH--OUTCOME PREDICTIONS
    Tim Wysocki; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..The study will specify behavioral and psychological factors that mediate IT and UC response, promoting the development of interventions targeting these mechanisms and of well validated protocols for the selection of patients for IT. ..
  31. Biological Actions of a Gonadotrophin-Inhibitory Peptide
    John Wingfield; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The studies outlined in this application will provide a new level of understanding of the neural basis of reproduction that can then be applied to reproductive research in general. ..
  32. Dopamine regulates drug and social reward interactions
    Zuoxin Wang; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
  33. Maternal Availability and Postnatal Brain Development
    Karen Parker; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This animal model provides valuable insights on a basic process in human development, insofar as early emotional challenges foster adaptations useful later in life. ..
  34. Observational Measurement of Preschool Behavior Problems
    Lauren Wakschlag; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  35. Massaging Preterm Infants Enhances Growth
    Tiffany Field; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  36. Avian models for aging: telomeres and oxidative damage
    Carol Vleck; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  37. Predictors of Adolescent Girls Physical Activity
    KIRSTEN DAVISON; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Such information is essential to designing effective prevention programs that promote recommended levels of physical activity during adolescence. [unreadable] [unreadable]..