William A Mason

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Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Amygdalectomy and responsiveness to novelty in rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta): generality and individual consistency of effects
    William A Mason
    Department of Psychology and California National Primate Research Center, University of California Davis, 95615, USA
    Emotion 6:73-81. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Words, deeds, and motivations: comment on Maestripieri and Carroll (1998)
    W A Mason
    University of California, Davis 95616 8542, USA
    Psychol Bull 123:231-3. 1998
  3. ncbi request reprint Generic aspects of primate attachments: parents, offspring and mates
    W A Mason
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Davis 95616, USA
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 23:765-78. 1998
  4. doi request reprint Social development: a psychobiological perspective
    William A Mason
    California National Primate Research Center, University of California, Davis, CA, USA
    Integr Psychol Behav Sci 42:389-96. 2008
  5. pmc Neonatal amygdala or hippocampus lesions influence responsiveness to objects
    Eliza Bliss-Moreau
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of California, Davis, One Shields Ave, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Dev Psychobiol 52:487-503. 2010
  6. pmc Serotonin pathway gene-gene and gene-environment interactions influence behavioral stress response in infant rhesus macaques
    Erin L Kinnally
    University of California Davis, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 22:35-44. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Rearing environment and hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal regulation in young rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta)
    John P Capitanio
    Department of Psychology, California National Primate Research Center, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Dev Psychobiol 46:318-30. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint The amygdala: is it an essential component of the neural network for social cognition?
    David G Amaral
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Neuropsychologia 41:517-22. 2003
  9. pmc Bilateral neurotoxic amygdala lesions in rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta): consistent pattern of behavior across different social contexts
    Christopher J Machado
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, The M I N D Institute, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Behav Neurosci 122:251-66. 2008
  10. pmc Acute and chronic stress increase DHEAS concentrations in rhesus monkeys
    Nicole Maninger
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, CA 94143, USA
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 35:1055-62. 2010

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Publications30

  1. ncbi request reprint Amygdalectomy and responsiveness to novelty in rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta): generality and individual consistency of effects
    William A Mason
    Department of Psychology and California National Primate Research Center, University of California Davis, 95615, USA
    Emotion 6:73-81. 2006
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Words, deeds, and motivations: comment on Maestripieri and Carroll (1998)
    W A Mason
    University of California, Davis 95616 8542, USA
    Psychol Bull 123:231-3. 1998
    ..The suggestion that it does may inadvertently lend support to attitudes that are unduly restrictive or actively opposed to animal research in psychology...
  3. ncbi request reprint Generic aspects of primate attachments: parents, offspring and mates
    W A Mason
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Davis 95616, USA
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 23:765-78. 1998
    ..In contrast to fundamental similarities in the expression of attachment, their development in each case appears to be based on distinct, species-typical dispositions and constraints...
  4. doi request reprint Social development: a psychobiological perspective
    William A Mason
    California National Primate Research Center, University of California, Davis, CA, USA
    Integr Psychol Behav Sci 42:389-96. 2008
    ....
  5. pmc Neonatal amygdala or hippocampus lesions influence responsiveness to objects
    Eliza Bliss-Moreau
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of California, Davis, One Shields Ave, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Dev Psychobiol 52:487-503. 2010
    ..At 18 months of age, both amygdala-lesioned and hippocampus-lesioned animals were judged to be less fearful than controls during the testing procedure. Implications for understanding the neurobiology of emotional behavior are discussed...
  6. pmc Serotonin pathway gene-gene and gene-environment interactions influence behavioral stress response in infant rhesus macaques
    Erin L Kinnally
    University of California Davis, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 22:35-44. 2010
    ..Finally, we suggest that genetic or environmental factors may mitigate the risk for behavioral dysregulation illustrated in the patterns of behavioral activity and emotional reactivity displayed by infants...
  7. ncbi request reprint Rearing environment and hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal regulation in young rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta)
    John P Capitanio
    Department of Psychology, California National Primate Research Center, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Dev Psychobiol 46:318-30. 2005
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint The amygdala: is it an essential component of the neural network for social cognition?
    David G Amaral
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Neuropsychologia 41:517-22. 2003
    ..However, our current answer to the question posed in the title of this paper is no!..
  9. pmc Bilateral neurotoxic amygdala lesions in rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta): consistent pattern of behavior across different social contexts
    Christopher J Machado
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, The M I N D Institute, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Behav Neurosci 122:251-66. 2008
    ..The authors concluded that the amygdala contributes to social inhibition and that this function transcends various social contexts...
  10. pmc Acute and chronic stress increase DHEAS concentrations in rhesus monkeys
    Nicole Maninger
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, CA 94143, USA
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 35:1055-62. 2010
    ....
  11. pmc Selective changes in foraging behavior following bilateral neurotoxic amygdala lesions in rhesus monkeys
    Christopher J Machado
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, MIND Institute, University of California Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Behav Neurosci 124:761-72. 2010
    ..These results are consistent with a general role for the amygdala in danger detection and prevention of harm in the presence of novel or noxious stimuli, regardless of whether such stimuli are conspecifics, predators, objects or foods...
  12. ncbi request reprint The development of mother-infant interactions after neonatal amygdala lesions in rhesus monkeys
    M D Bauman
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, and Center for Neuroscience, University of California at Davis, Davis, California 95616, USA
    J Neurosci 24:711-21. 2004
    ..These results are consistent with the view that the amygdala is not essential for fundamental aspects of social behavior but is necessary to evaluate potentially dangerous situations and to coordinate appropriate behavioral responses...
  13. pmc Personality and serotonin transporter genotype interact with social context to affect immunity and viral set-point in simian immunodeficiency virus disease
    John P Capitanio
    California National Primate Research Center, Department of Psychology, University of California, One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Brain Behav Immun 22:676-89. 2008
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  14. pmc Neural correlates of pair-bonding in a monogamous primate
    Karen L Bales
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Brain Res 1184:245-53. 2007
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  15. ncbi request reprint The amygdala: is it an essential component of the neural network for social cognition?
    David G Amaral
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Neuropsychologia 41:235-40. 2003
    ..However, our current answer to the question posed in the title of this paper is no!..
  16. ncbi request reprint Personality influences tetanus-specific antibody response in adult male rhesus macaques after removal from natal group and housing relocation
    Nicole Maninger
    Department of Psychology, and Mind and Behavior Unit, California National Primate Research Center, University of California Davis, Davis, California 95616, USA
    Am J Primatol 61:73-83. 2003
    ..The results confirm that personality factors can affect animals' immune responses, and that the dimension Sociability may be influential in a male's response to social separation and relocation...
  17. ncbi request reprint The expression of social dominance following neonatal lesions of the amygdala or hippocampus in rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta)
    M D Bauman
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Center for Neuroscience, California National Primate Research Center, Davis, CA, USA
    Behav Neurosci 120:749-60. 2006
    ..They were thus lower ranking on all indices of social dominance. The authors discuss these findings in relation to the role of the amygdala in the establishment of social rank and the regulation of aggression and fear...
  18. pmc Challenges to the Pair Bond: Neural and Hormonal Effects of Separation and Reunion in a Monogamous Primate
    Katie Hinde
    California National Primate Research Center, University of CaliforniaDavis, CA, USA School of Human Evolution and Social Change, Arizona State UniversityTempe, AZ, USA Center for Evolution and Medicine, Arizona State UniversityTempe, AZ, USA
    Front Behav Neurosci 10:221. 2016
    ..The observed changes suggest the involvement of OT and AVP systems, as well as limbic and striatal areas, during separation and reunion from the pair mate...
  19. pmc Behavioral inhibition is associated with airway hyperresponsiveness but not atopy in a monkey model of asthma
    John P Capitanio
    California National Primate Research Center, University of California, One Shields Ave, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Psychosom Med 73:288-94. 2011
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  20. ncbi request reprint Cognitive style: problem solving by rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta) reared with living or inanimate substitute mothers
    J P Capitanio
    California Regional Primate Research Center, University of California, Davis 95616 8542, USA
    J Comp Psychol 114:115-25. 2000
    ..The animate nature of the early rearing environment may facilitate-the development of a cognitive style that influences problem-solving abilities in both the social and nonsocial realms...
  21. ncbi request reprint The effects of bilateral lesions of the amygdala on dyadic social interactions in rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta)
    N J Emery
    University of California, Davis, USA
    Behav Neurosci 115:515-44. 2001
    ..This is contrary to the idea that amygdalectomy produces a decrease in social interaction and increased aggression from conspecifics...
  22. pmc Emergence of stereotypies in juvenile monkeys (Macaca mulatta) with neonatal amygdala or hippocampus lesions
    M D Bauman
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Center for Neuroscience, The M I N D Institute, University of California at Davis, CA 95817, USA
    Behav Neurosci 122:1005-15. 2008
    ..We discuss these results in relation to the neurobiological basis of repetitive stereotypies in neurodevelopmental disorders, such as autism...
  23. pmc Social stress results in altered glucocorticoid regulation and shorter survival in simian acquired immune deficiency syndrome
    J P Capitanio
    California Regional Primate Research Center, University of California, One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 95:4714-9. 1998
    ..The results indicate that social factors can have a significant impact on the course of immunodeficiency disease. Socially induced changes in pituitary-adrenal hormones may be one mechanism mediating this relationship...
  24. ncbi request reprint Behavioral and physiological adaptation to repeated chair restraint in rhesus macaques
    J D Ruys
    Animal Behavior Graduate Group, California National Primate Research Center, Department of Psychology, University of California, One Shields Avenue, Davis 95616, USA
    Physiol Behav 82:205-13. 2004
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  25. doi request reprint Dimensions of response to novelty are associated with social engagement and aggression in adult male rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta)
    Erin L Kinnally
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Davis, CA, USA
    J Comp Psychol 122:195-203. 2008
    ..The authors conclude that traits influencing impulsive response to novelty contribute to risky and normal social behavior across social contexts...
  26. pmc Differences in titi monkey (Callicebus cupreus) social bonds affect arousal, affiliation, and response to reward
    Benjamin J Ragen
    Department of Psychology, University of California Davis, Davis, California California National Primate Research Center, University of California Davis, Davis, California
    Am J Primatol 74:758-69. 2012
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  27. pmc Basic Emotions: A Rejoinder
    William A Mason
    California National Primate Research Center, University of California, Davis, USA
    Emot Rev 4:251-252. 2012
    ..While the commentators apparently accepted the proposed developmental paradigm, they took exception to aspects of our treatment of basic emotions and made a number of helpful comments, to which we respond below...
  28. pmc Basic Emotions: A Reconstruction
    William A Mason
    California National Primate Research Center, University of California, Davis, USA
    Emot Rev 4:238-244. 2012
    ..With the rapid acceleration of information on how changes in organization are actually brought about, it is a good time to review, update, and revitalize our views of experience in relation to the concept of basic emotion...
  29. ncbi request reprint Developmental changes in responsiveness to parents and unfamiliar adults in a monogamous monkey (Callicebus moloch)
    D J Mayeaux
    Department of Psychology and California Primate Research Center, University of California Davis, Davis, California, USA
    Am J Primatol 58:71-89. 2002
    ..Waning of attraction to parents may be less important in dispersal from the natal group than changing reactions to strangers...
  30. ncbi request reprint Social stress enhances sympathetic innervation of primate lymph nodes: mechanisms and implications for viral pathogenesis
    Erica K Sloan
    Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology Oncology, UCLA School of Medicine, UCLA AIDS Institute, Cousins Center for Psychoneuroimmunology at the Semel Institute of Neuroscience and Human Behavior, Los Angeles, California 90095 1678, USA
    J Neurosci 27:8857-65. 2007
    ..These data reveal a surprising degree of behaviorally induced plasticity in the structure of lymphoid innervation and define a novel pathway by which social factors can modulate immune response and viral pathogenesis...