Coping styles in animals: current status in behavior and stress-physiology
The Darwinian concept of stress: benefits of allostasis and costs of allostatic load and the trade-offs in health and disease
Stress revisited: A critical evaluation of the stress concept
Neuroendocrinology of coping styles: Towards understanding the biology of individual variation
Coping styles and behavioural flexibility: towards underlying mechanisms
- C. M. Coppens, S. D. de Boer, J. Koolhaas
- Psychology, BiologyPhilosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B…
- 27 December 2010
It is argued that the multidimensional nature of animal personality and the terminology used for the various dimensions should reflect the differential pattern of activation of the underlying neuronal network and the behavioural control function of its components.
Heritable variation for aggression as a reflection of individual coping strategies
Evidence is presented in rodents, that individual differences in aggression reflect heritable, fundamentally different, but equally valuablealternative strategies to cope with environmental demands.…
Individual Variation in Coping with Stress: A Multidimensional Approach of Ultimate and Proximate Mechanisms
- J. Koolhaas, S. D. de Boer, B. Buwalda, K. van Reenen
- Psychology, BiologyBrain, Behavior and Evolution
- 1 September 2007
A conceptual framework will be presented that is based on the view that individual variation in aggressive behavior can be considered more generally as a variation in actively coping with environmental challenges, and it is hypothesized that the regulation of serotonin release is causally related to coping style rather than emotionality.
Defensive burying in rodents: ethology, neurobiology and psychopharmacology.
Long-lasting suppression of hippocampal cell proliferation and impaired cognitive performance by methotrexate in the rat