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REDUCTION in frequency of primary sexual activity following complete or partial castration is gradual. The amount of gonadic tissue recovered from partial castrate and the mean scores of copulation frequency are correlated. It is suggested that the duration of the provocative period and frequency...

Author(s)
CARPENTER, C. R.
Citation
Journal of Comparative Psychology, 1933, 16, pp 25-57
Abstract

CASTRATION reduces the frequency of billing and delays secondary sex activity generally. Interstitial cells were found in all normal testes examined, even in birds over five years of age. A low positive correlation is recorded between frequency scores on billing and copulation and the amount of...

Author(s)
CARPENTER, C. R.
Citation
Journal of Comparative Psychology, 1933, 16, pp 59-97
Abstract

THE behaviour of birds in relation to their parents, offspring, sibs, mates, and members of the same flock or colony has been studied, and a great number of valuable observations has been collected, most of them on colonies of birds kept by the author in an environment resembling as much as...

Author(s)
LORENZ, K.
Publisher
Lpz.,
Citation
Journal fur Ornithologie, 1935, 83, pp 137-213, 289-413
Abstract

THE ovarian hormonal complex inhibits fighting reflexes in normal females. Social dominance in males is correlated with body weight.

Author(s)
EVANS, L. T.
Citation
Anolis carolinensis. Science., 1936, 83, pp 104
Abstract

COURTSHIP behaviour is described. Display is exhibited both in fighting and in mating. When ♂♂ are kept together, one takes the lead, the others do not show any social gradation. The ♀♀ show no positive mating activity, but vary in their degree of resistance to the ♂. Sex recognition is due to...

Author(s)
KRAMER, G.
Citation
Zeitschrift fur Morphologie und Okologie der Tiere, 1937, 32, pp 752-783
Abstract

NYCTICORAX n. hoactli is a species of special interest because the greeting display admirably illustrates the term "releaser" as defined by Lorenz [A.B.A., 5: 317]. The ontogeny of the behaviour pattern was studied in the field and in the laboratory. Territorialism and hetero- and homosexual...

Author(s)
NOBLE, G. K.; WURM, M.; SCHMIDT, A.
Citation
Auk, The, 1938, 55, pp 7-40
Abstract

SEXUAL and social behaviour is described. An incubation period of 19-20 days was observed. Data are given on body weights and plumage, with reference to age, sex, and moult.

Author(s)
HAMPE, H.
Publisher
Lpz,
Citation
Journal fur Ornithologie, 1938, 86, pp 529-543
Abstract

OBSERVATIONS on dominance and subordination in relation to sexual and social behaviour of mates and of pairs of mature or immature ♀♀ and of mature and immature ♂♂.

Author(s)
YERKES, R. M.
Citation
Quarterly Review of Biology, 1939, 14, pp 115-138
Abstract

ADAMS, A. E., and ALLEN, B. C. The thyrotropic potency of the mouse anterior pituitary: 90-91. ADAMSTONE, F. B. The relation of vitamin E to the effectiveness of testosterone injections in caponized male fowl: 145-146. BLAIR, A. P. Isolating mechanisms in two species of toads: 105-106. BLANDAU, R....

Citation
Anatomical Record, 1940, 78, pp 39-181
Abstract

DISTINCT differences in the fighting behaviour of ♂♂ were observed between several inbred strains of mice at the Jackson Laboratory, Bar harbour. Three widely differing strains were picked out within each of which the variation was small. The C57 black (subline 10) mice showed immediate interest in ...

Author(s)
SCOTT, J. P.
Citation
Journal of Heredity, 1942, 33, pp 11-15

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