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The tail suspension test: A new method for screening antidepressants in mice
A novel test procedure for antidepressants was designed in which a mouse is suspended by the tail from a lever, the movements of the animal being recorded. The total duration of the test (6 min) canExpand
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Unity in diversity: Lessons from macaque societies
The macaque radiation is as old as the hominin radiation, approximately 7 million years. After Homo, Macaca has the widest geographical range among primates, and both of these genera are present inExpand
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The Influence of Phylogeny on the Social Behaviour of Macaques (Primates: Cercopithecidae, genus Macaca)
The macaques are the most geographically widespread and behaviourally diverse primate genus. Many of the diversified features of social behaviour and organization in this genus have been attributedExpand
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Macaque evolution and dispersal in insular south-east Asia
The evolution of primates is usually approached from the standpoint of adaptation and interspecific competition. However, climatic and eustatic changes associated with periodic glaciations have had aExpand
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The automated tail suspension test: A computerized device which differentiates psychotropic drugs
1. Mice when suspended by the tail will alternate between active attempts to escape and immobility. Immobility like that measured in the behavioral despair test is reduced by a wide variety ofExpand
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Distributed leadership in semifree-ranging white-faced capuchin monkeys
Abstract We investigated the initiation of group movements in white-faced capuchin monkeys, Cebus capucinus, with the aim of determining whether a single individual with high dominance statusExpand
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Functional significance of behavioral, morphological, and endocrine correlates across the ovarian cycle in semifree ranging female Tonkean macaques
The role of sexual displays in mating strategies and their reliability in indicating the time of ovulation has given rise to multiple explanations in nonhuman primates. In order to discriminate amongExpand
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The Social Repertoire of Sulawesi Macaques
The social repertoire of Sulawesi macaques is presented, based upon data recorded both in the wild and from captive populations. The repertoire describes behaviors observed in social contexts,Expand
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Primate socioecology, the lost dream of ecological determinism
BERNARD THIERRYHow would we know when a theoryhas to be given up? Nobody is able toanswer this question. Contrary to thePopperian thesis, some counterevi-dence is not enough to falsify a wholetheory.Expand
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Delay Maintenance in Tonkean Macaques (Macaca tonkeana) and Brown Capuchin Monkeys (Cebus apella)
Animals commonly face choices requiring them to wait and postpone action. The ability to delay gratification is a prerequisite for making future-oriented decisions. We investigated the ability ofExpand
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