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Fission‐Fusion Dynamics
Renewed interest in fission‐fusion dynamics is due to the recognition that such dynamics may create unique challenges for social interaction and distinctive selective pressures acting on underlyingExpand
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Group size, grooming and social cohesion in primates
Most primates live in social groups in which affiliative bonds exist between individuals. Because these bonds need to be maintained through social interactions (grooming in most primates), socialityExpand
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Resting time as an ecological constraint on primate biogeography
Time constraints can limit an animal's potential to survive in a given habitat and the maximum size of its group. Many studies have, therefore, investigated the ecological correlates of timeExpand
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Sociality of the dispersing sex: the nature of social bonds in West African female chimpanzees, Pan troglodytes
Patterns of group social structure are often linked to the competitive regime within a social unit and to the availability of kin. In line with this, many studies have shown that the dispersing sex,Expand
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Fission–fusion social systems as a strategy for coping with ecological constraints: a primate case
Fission–fusion social systems, in which members of a social community form frequently changing subgroups, occur in a number of mammalian taxa. Such systems are assumed to be a response to the costsExpand
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Sex differences in the acoustic startle response and prepulse inhibition in Wistar rats
The prepulse inhibition paradigm (PPI) is based on the phenomenon that the acoustic startle response (ASR) to an acoustic stimulus is reduced when the stimulus is preceded by a weak prepulse. It hasExpand
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Behavioral and trait rating assessments of personality in common marmosets (Callithrix jacchus).
The study of personality in animals is a rapidly growing scientific field and numerous species have been reported to show consistent personality profiles. Much animal personality research has focusedExpand
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Long-term effects of prenatal stress experience and postnatal maternal separation on emotionality and attentional processes
Postnatal environmental manipulations naturally occur on the background of prenatal experiences. In the laboratory rat, both pre- and postnatal environmental manipulations have been shown to alterExpand
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Effect of Sex on Fear Conditioning is Similar for Context and Discrete CS in Wistar, Lewis and Fischer Rat Strains
Enhanced fear in males relative to females, both innate and conditioned, is a well-described characteristic of behavior in the laboratory rat. In the case of aversive conditioning to foot shock inExpand
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The effects of social network position on the survival of wild Barbary macaques, Macaca sylvanus
It has long been shown that the social environment of individuals can have strong effects on health, well-being, and longevity in a wide range of species. Several recent studies found that anExpand
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