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In species in which individuals live in stable social groups, individual recognition is expected to evolve to allow individuals to remember past interactions with different individuals and adjust future behavior toward them accordingly. Thus, social memory is expected to be a ubiquitous component...

Author(s)
Madeira, N.; Oliveira, R. F.
Publisher
Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., New Rochelle, USA
Citation
Zebrafish, 2017, 14, 4, pp 305-310
Abstract

Background: Social plasticity is a pervasive feature of animal behavior. Animals adjust the expression of their social behavior to the daily changes in social life and to transitions between life-history stages, and this ability has an impact in their Darwinian fitness. This behavioral plasticity...

Author(s)
Simões, J. M.; Barata, E. N.; Harris, R. M.; O'Connell, L. A.; Hofmann, H. A.; Oliveira, R. F.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Genomics, 2015, 16, 114, pp (22 February 2015)
Abstract

In social species animals should fine-tune the expression of their social behavior to social environments in order to avoid the costs of engaging in costly social interactions. Therefore, social competence, defined as the ability of an animal to optimize the expression of its social behavior as a...

Author(s)
Oliveira, R. F.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Integrative and Comparative Biology, 2009, 49, 4, pp 423-440
Abstract

Androgens are classically thought of as the sex steroids controlling male reproduction. However, in recent years evidence has accumulated showing that androgens can also be affected by the interactions between conspecifics, suggesting reciprocal interactions between androgens and behaviour. These...

Author(s)
Oliveira, R. F.; Hirschenhauser, K.; Carneiro, L. A.; Canario, A. V. M.
Publisher
Elsevier Science Inc., New York, USA
Citation
Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. B, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, 2002, 132, 1, pp 203-215
Abstract

Two broods of a laboratory stock of the Oreochromis mossambicus (Mozambique tilapia) were studied in order to obtain data on the relationship between social status and male secondary sex traits (morphological and behavioural) at the onset of sexual maturation. Fish differing in social status...

Author(s)
Oliveira, R. F.; Almada, V. C.
Citation
Ethology, 1998, 104, 10, pp 841-858