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. doi 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
  3. doi 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
  4. 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
  5. ncbi Reinventing fatherhood in Japan and Canada
    S Steinberg
    St Mary s Hospital, Montreal, Que, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 50:1257-72. 2000
  6. doi 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
  7. 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
  8. doi 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
  9. doi 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
  10. doi 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

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  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. doi 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...
  3. doi 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...
  4. 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
    ....
  5. 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...
  6. doi 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...
  7. 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...
  8. doi 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...
  9. doi 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...
  10. doi 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...
  11. doi 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...
  12. 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...
  13. doi 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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  14. doi 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. 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...
  16. doi 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
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  17. 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)...
  18. doi 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...
  19. doi 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, ..
  20. 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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  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. 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...
  24. 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...
  25. 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...
  26. 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...
  27. 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...
  28. 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...
  29. 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...
  30. 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...
  31. doi 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...
  32. 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...
  33. 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.
  34. 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...
  35. 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...
  36. doi 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."..
  37. 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...
  38. 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...
  39. 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...
  40. 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...
  41. doi 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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  42. 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.
  43. ncbi Testosterone, reproductive stage, and territorial behavior of male and female European stonechats Saxicola torquata
    Hubert Schwabl
    Center for Reproductive Biology, School of Biological Sciences, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164, USA
    Horm Behav 47:503-12. 2005
    ..The function of the high female plasma T concentrations during formation of first clutches could be related to the production of eggs with high concentrations of androgens...
  44. 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...
  45. 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...
  46. 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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  47. 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...
  48. 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...
  49. 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...
  50. 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...
  51. 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...
  52. 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...
  53. 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...
  54. 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...
  55. 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...
  56. 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...
  57. doi Parental behaviors in rats and mice
    Joseph S Lonstein
    University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts, USA
    Curr Protoc Neurosci . 2002
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  58. ncbi 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...
  59. 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...
  60. 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...
  61. 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...
  62. 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...
  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. 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...
  65. 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
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  66. 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...
  67. 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...
  68. 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
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  69. 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...
  70. 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...
  71. 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
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  72. 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...
  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
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  74. 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
    ....
  75. 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...
  76. 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
  77. 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...
  78. 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
    ....
  79. 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...
  80. 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...
  81. 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...
  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. 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
    ....
  84. 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...
  85. doi 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...
  86. ncbi Androgen and behavior in the male three-spined stickleback, Gasterosteus aculeatus I.--changes in 11-ketotestosterone levels during the nesting cycle
    Miklós K Páll
    Department of Zoology, Stockholm University, S 106 91, Sweden
    Horm Behav 41:377-83. 2002
    ..cycle of the male three-spined stickleback, Gasterosteus aculeatus, a small teleost showing pronounced paternal behavior. Plasma 11KT levels, measured by radioimmunoassay, were approximately 34 times higher during the initial ..
  87. doi Testosterone release and social context: when it occurs and why
    Erin D Gleason
    University of Wisconsin Madison, Department of Psychology, 1202 West Johnson St, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Front Neuroendocrinol 30:460-9. 2009
    ..and sexual behavior, testosterone impacts other systems instrumental to social behaviors, including paternal behavior and degree of monogamy...
  88. doi Neither testosterone levels nor aggression decrease when the male Mongolian gerbil (Meriones unguiculatus) displays paternal behavior
    Luis Juana
    Unidad de Morfología y Función, FES Iztacala, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Tlalnepantla, Edo de Mexico, Mexico
    Horm Behav 57:271-5. 2010
    The first studies that correlated mammalian paternal behavior and testosterone levels indicated that the concentration of this steroid hormone decreases when males exhibit paternal care...
  89. ncbi Elevated 11-ketotestosterone during paternal behavior in the Bluebanded goby (Lythrypnus dalli)
    E W Rodgers
    Center for Behavioral Neuroscience, Department of Biology, Georgia State University, PO Box 4010, Atlanta, GA 30303 3088, USA
    Horm Behav 49:610-4. 2006
    The relationship between androgens and paternal behavior is not straightforward, potentially because of the diversity of tasks a male must undertake to maximize reproductive success, notably alternating between courtship, aggression, and ..
  90. ncbi Species differences in V1a receptor gene expression in monogamous and nonmonogamous voles: behavioral consequences
    L J Young
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Behav Neurosci 111:599-605. 1997
    ..memory in rats, scent marking and aggressive behavior in hamsters, and partner preference formation and paternal behavior in monogamous rodents...
  91. pmc Parental responses to positive and negative emotions in anxious and nonanxious children
    Jennifer L Hudson
    Macquarie University
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 37:303-13. 2008
    ..Maternal behavior, but not paternal behavior, was related to the emotion the child was experiencing...
  92. ncbi Marital behavior, parenting behavior, and multiple reports of preschoolers' behavior problems: mediation or moderation?
    C A Frosch
    Department of Family and Human Development, Arizona State University, Tempe 85287 2502, USA
    Dev Psychol 37:502-19. 2001
    ..Associations between marital behavior and child behavior problems were not explained by maternal or paternal behavior; stronger support was found for moderating effects of parenting...
  93. doi Impact of fathers on daughters' age at menarche: a genetically and environmentally controlled sibling study
    Jacqueline M Tither
    Department of Psychology, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Dev Psychol 44:1409-20. 2008
    ..These data suggest that early exposure to disordered paternal behavior, followed by family disruption and residential separation from the father, can lead to substantially earlier ..
  94. pmc Why do cuckolded males provide paternal care?
    Ashleigh S Griffin
    Edward Grey Institute, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
    PLoS Biol 11:e1001520. 2013
    ..In many species, however, these conditions are not satisfied and tolerant males have outcompeted males that abandon young...
  95. doi The contribution of parenting practices and parent emotion factors in children at risk for disruptive behavior disorders
    Melissa E Duncombe
    Psychological Sciences, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC 3010, Australia
    Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 43:715-33. 2012
    ..The data presented here elucidate multiple risk pathways to disruptive behavior disorders and can inform the design of prevention and early intervention programs...
  96. pmc Paternal responsiveness is associated with, but not mediated by reduced neophobia in male California mice (Peromyscus californicus)
    Miyetani Chauke
    Neuroscience Graduate Program, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521, USA
    Physiol Behav 107:65-75. 2012
    ..To determine whether the onset of paternal behavior has similar associations in biparental male California mice (Peromyscus californicus), we compared paternal ..
  97. doi Male influence on infant feeding in rural Guatemala and implications for child nutrition interventions
    Anita N Chary
    School of Medicine and Department of Anthropology, Washington University in St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Breastfeed Med 6:227-31. 2011
    ..This study evaluated the knowledge, beliefs, and practices of female caregivers, as well as the attitudes of fathers, toward breastfeeding and infant feeding in a rural Guatemalan village...
  98. doi Aromatase inhibition during adolescence reduces adult sexual and paternal behavior in the biparental dwarf hamster Phodopus campbelli
    Mary E Timonin
    Department of Biology, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada K7L 3N6
    Horm Behav 54:748-57. 2008
    Previous studies have failed to identify an activational role for estradiol in the paternal behavior of Phodopus campbelli fathers...
  99. pmc Neonatal hair nicotine levels and fetal exposure to paternal smoking at home
    Moon Woo Seong
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, National Cancer Center, Goyang, Korea
    Am J Epidemiol 168:1140-4. 2008
    ..Conversely, findings show that paternal smoking outside the home prevents the mother and her fetus from being exposed to ETS...
  100. doi Adjusting to being a father to an infant born prematurely: experiences from Swedish fathers
    Birgitta Lindberg
    Division of Nursing, Department of Health Sciences, Lulea University of Technology, Lulea, Sweden
    Scand J Caring Sci 22:79-85. 2008
    ..The results of this study have implications for nurses working with families who have children born prematurely...
  101. doi Oxytocin changes primate paternal tolerance to offspring in food transfer
    Atsuko Saito
    Department of Cognitive and Behavioral Science, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo 153 8902, Japan
    J Comp Physiol A Neuroethol Sens Neural Behav Physiol 197:329-37. 2011
    ..However, the relationship between this peptide and paternal behavior in primates remains largely unknown...

Research Grants78

  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. ..
  2. 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 ..
  3. The Neural Basis of Sexually Dimorphic Brain Function
    GEERT DE VRIES; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..of its theme, this project will increase the little knowledge currently available on the neural control of paternal behavior as well as clarify the role of sex differences in the brain...
  4. 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...
  5. The Role of Septal V1aR Density in Regulating Social Behavior
    LISA MCGRAW; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..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 ..
  6. NEURAL BASIS OF SEXUALLY DIMORPHIC BRAIN FUNCTION
    GEERT DE VRIES; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..By studying the neural basis of paternal behavior, this study develops a new theme in the field of behavioral neuroendocrinology, because virtually nothing is ..
  7. Parent Intervention for Drug-Abusing Fathers
    Thomas McMahon; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  8. Improving parenting capacity to promote safe driving for adolescents with ADHD
    Gregory A Fabiano; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  9. Neurobiological Mechanisms of Social Bonding in a Monogamous Primate
    Karen Bales; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This is relevant to the study of disorders of social bonding such as autism. ..
  10. Neurobiological Mechanisms of Social Bonding in a Monogamous Primate
    Karen L Bales; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This is relevant to the study of disorders of social bonding such as autism. ..
  11. Parent Training for Fathers of Children with ADHD
    GREGORY FABIANO; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  12. Classes and Stages of Adolescent Alcohol Involvement
    John Donovan; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..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. ..
  13. Teens at Risk: Prenatal Cocaine and Postnatal Challenges
    Virginia Delaney Black; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  14. Dopamine regulates drug and social reward interactions
    Zuoxin Wang; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
  15. 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. ..
  16. Massaging Preterm Infants Enhances Growth
    Tiffany Field; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  17. Prenatal Cocaine Exposure: Adolescent Follow-up
    Deborah Frank; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Such data can inform clinical interventions and public policy choices for care of youngsters with IUCE from infancy to adolescence. ..
  18. 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. ..
  19. Avian models for aging: telomeres and oxidative damage
    Carol Vleck; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  20. COCAINE EXPOSURE IN UTERO--ELEMENTARY SHCOOL FOLLOWUP
    Deborah Frank; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..This data can inform public policy choices for care of cocaine exposed elementary school children nationwide. ..
  21. Continuous Glucose Sensors in Youth: Biobehavioral Study
    Nelly Mauras; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The project results will enhance clinical adoption of CGS technology. ..