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The chemistry of child neglect: Do oxytocin and vasopressin mediate the effects of early experience? Carter, C. Sue (The National Academy of Sciences, 2005-12-20)Research described in a recent issue of PNAS by Wismer Fries, Ziegler, Kurian, Jacoris, and Pollak (1) reveals significant group differences in two brain-derived neuropeptides, oxytocin and vasopressin, between family- ...
Stribley, John M.; Carter, C. Sue (The National Academy of Sciences, 1999-10)Although the biological roots of aggression have been the source of intense debate, the precise physiological mechanisms responsible for aggression remain poorly understood. In most species, aggression is more common in ...
DeVries, A. Courtney; DeVries, M. Brigid; Taymans, Susan; Carter, C. Sue (The National Academy of Sciences, 1996-10)Prairie voles (Microtus ochrogaster) are monogamous rodents that form pair bonds characterized by a preference for a familiar social partner. In male prairie voles, exposure to either the stress of swimming or exogenous ...
DeVries, A. Courtney; DeVries, M. Brigid; Taymans, Susan; Carter, C. Sue (The National Academy of Sciences, 1995-08)Glucocorticoid levels in animals may respond to and influence the development of social attachments. This hypothesis was tested in prairie voles (Microtus ochrogaster), monogamous rodents that form long-term heterosexual ...
Getz, Lowell L.; McGuire, Betty; Carter, C. Sue (Current Zoology, 2005)We summarize the social organization and mating system of the prairie vole Microtus ochrogaster as determined from an extensive field study in east-central Illinois, USA. The fundamental social organization of M. ochrogaster ...