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Elevated stress experienced by a mother can compromise both her own reproductive success and that of her offspring. In this study, we investigated whether chronically stressed mothers experienced such effects in cooperatively breeding species, in which helpers at the nest potentially compound the...

Author(s)
Mileva, V. R.; Gilmour, K. M.; Balshine, S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. A, Molecular & Integrative Physiology, 2011, 158, 1, pp 22-29
Abstract

Oxytocin and its nonmammalian homologues play an important role in modulating a diverse array of social behaviours. Recently, it has been suggested that one of the key functions of oxytocin is to direct attention towards socially relevant stimuli, increase social motivation and guide social...

Author(s)
Reddon, A. R.; O'Connor, C. M.; Marsh-Rollo, S. E.; Balshine, S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Animal Behaviour, 2012, 84, 4, pp 753-760