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The biological actions of growth hormone (GH) are pleiotropic, including growth promotion, energy mobilization, gonadal development, appetite, and social behavior. The regulatory network for GH is complex and includes many central and peripheral endocrine factors as well as that from the...

Author(s)
Dalmolin, C.; Almeida, D. V.; Figueiredo, M. A.; Marins, L. F.
Publisher
Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Fish Physiology and Biochemistry, 2015, 41, 5, pp 1131-1141
Abstract

Observation of behaviour, especially social behaviour, and experimental studies of learning and brain function give us information about the complexity of concepts that animals have. In order to learn to obtain a resource or carry out an action, domestic animals may: relate stimuli such as human...

Author(s)
Broom, D. M.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 2010, 126, 1/2, pp 1-11
Abstract

Animal group sizes may exert important effects on various cognitive mechanisms. Group size is believed to exert pressures on fundamental brain structures that correlate with the increased social demands placed on animals living in relatively large, complex and dynamic social organizations. There is ...

Author(s)
Croney, C. C.; Newberry, R. C.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 2007, 103, 3/4, pp 215-228

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