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Aim: Amyloid-beta (Aβ)-mediated neurotoxicity plays a pivotal role in the pathogenesis of Alzheimer's disease (AD), which induces oxidative stress and apoptosis. Linalool (LI) is a volatile monoterpene showing positive effect in AD treatment. This study was designed to research the protective...

Author(s)
Xu Pan; Wang KeZhu; Lu Cong; Dong LiMing; Gao Li; Yan Ming; Silafu Aibai; Yang YanYan; Liu XinMin
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Life Sciences, 2017, 174, pp 21-27
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The aim of the study was to assess the cognitive abilities of horses in recognizing humans by sight and smell. Two experiments were performed. In the first experiment, the behaviour of horses exposed to a visual stimulus (photographs of familiar and unfamiliar people) was observed. The second...

Author(s)
Próchniak, T.; Rozempolska-Rucińska, I.; Petrykowska, M.; Zięba, G.; Ślaska, B.; Górecka-Bruzda, A.
Publisher
Polskie Towarzystwo Nauk Weterynaryjnych, Lublin, Poland
Citation
Medycyna Weterynaryjna, 2017, 73, 1, pp 48-52
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β-Amyloid (Aβ) deposition is considered partially responsible for cognitive dysfunction in Alzheimer's disease (AD). Recently, resveratrol has been reported to play a potential role as a neuroprotective biofactor by modulating Aβ pathomechanisms, including through anti-neuronal apoptotic,...

Author(s)
Wang Rui; Zhang Yu; Li JianGuo; Zhang Ce
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Neuroscience (Oxford), 2017, 344, pp 39-47
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There is a growing body of evidence from both human epidemiologic and animal studies that prenatal and lactational exposure to maternal obesity and high-fat diet are associated with neurodevelopmental and psychiatric disorders in offspring. These disorders include cognitive impairment, autism...

Author(s)
Edlow, A. G.
Publisher
Wiley, Chichester, UK
Citation
Prenatal Diagnosis, 2017, 37, 1, pp 95-110
Abstract

Situations that are emotional and arousing have an effect on cognitive performance. It is thought that beta adrenergic activation and the release of stress hormones enhance memory consolidation and lead to an increase in memorability of emotional events. This beneficial effect has been shown in...

Author(s)
Affenzeller, N.; Palme, R.; Zulch, H.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Physiology & Behavior, 2017, 168, pp 62-73
Abstract

Childhood and adolescence are important developmental phases which influence health and well-being across the life span. Social relationships are fundamental to child and adolescent development; yet studies have been limited to children's relationships with other humans. This paper provides an...

Author(s)
Purewal, R.; Christley, R.; Kordas, K.; Joinson, C.; Meints, K.; Gee, N.; Westgarth, C.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 2017, 14, 3, pp 234
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Publisher
Elsevier Inc., Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Advances in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery, 2017, 30, 6, pp 5
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Motivation and the organization of behaviour.

This chapter discusses the long history of the correlation between motivation and ethology and which proves to be essential for understanding the cognitive capacities and needs of animals in captivity leading to the improvement of animal welfare.

Author(s)
Mason, G.; Bateson, M.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391650)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Cognitive and affective processes are highly interrelated. This has implications for neuropsychiatric disorders such as major depressive disorder in humans but also for the welfare of non-human animals. The brain serotonergic system might play a key role in mediating the relationship between...

Author(s)
Stracke, J.; Otten, W.; Tuchscherer, A.; Puppe, B.; Düpjan, S.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Physiology & Behavior, 2017, 174, pp 18-26
Abstract

The study of canine cognition can be useful in understanding the selective pressures affecting cognitive abilities. Dogs have undergone intensive artificial selection yielding distinctive breeds, which differ both phenotypically and behaviorally and no other species has a wider range in brain size. ...

Author(s)
Broadway, M. S.; Samuelson, M. M.; Christopher, J. L.; Jett, S. E.; Lyn HeiDi
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Behavioural Processes, 2017, 138, pp 7-14

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