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Evolutionary Aspects of Aggression
II. Sexual Selection
III. Mating Systems
IV. When to Fight and When to Flee
V. Case Studies: Sexual Dimorphism
VI. Humans and the Mammalian Pattern
II. Bird Song Signals Aggressive Intentions: Speak Softly and Carry a Big Stick
III. Visual Displays Signal Aggressive Intent in Cephalopods: The Sweet Smell of Success
Self-Structuring Properties of Dominance Hierarchies
III. Animal Models
IV. Factors Affecting Dominance Relationships in Pairs of Animals
V. Formation of Dominance Relationships and Dominance Hierarchies in Groups
VI. A New Approach to Explaining the Formation of Linear Hierarchies: Behavioral Processes
Neurogenomic Mechanisms of Aggression in Songbirds
I. Aggression in Context
II. Hormonal Mechanisms of Aggression
III. Transcriptional Activity and Neural Mechanisms of Aggression in Birds
IV. A Natural Model Uniting Social Behavior, Hormones, and Genetics
V. Future Directions
Genetics of Aggression in Voles
II. The Prairie Vole Model
III. Neural Correlates
IV. Neural Circuitry
V. Neurochemical Regulation of Selective Aggression
VI. Molecular Genetics of Selective Aggression
VII. Drug-Induced Aggression
VIII. Conclusions and Future Directions
The Neurochemistry of Human Aggression
IV. Norepinephrine (Noradrenaline)
Human Aggression Across the Lifespan
I. Heritability of Aggression: Twin and Adoption Studies
II. G × E Interaction in Aggressive Behavior
III. Specific Genes for Aggressive Behavior: Findings from Molecular Genetic Studies
II. Psychodynamic Theories
IV. Neuropsychological Testing
V. Psychophysiological Evidence
VII. Nongenetic Risk Factors
VIII. The Limitations and Potential of Neurocriminology
IX. Modifiable Risk Factor Interventions
Genes interact with the environment, experience, and biology of the brain to shape an animal’s behavior. This latest volume in Advances in Genetics, organized according to the most widely used model organisms, describes the latest genetic discoveries in relation to neural circuit development and activity.
- Explores the latest topics in neural circuits and behavior research in zebrafish, drosophila, C.elegans, and mouse models
- Includes methods for testing with ethical, legal, and social implications
- Critically analyzes future prospects
Geneticists, molecular biologists, neurobiologists
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- © Academic Press 2011
- 9th November 2011
- Academic Press
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