Mathieu Amy

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1 TANVEZ, A. AMY, M. CHASTEL, O. AND LEBOUCHER, G. Maternal effects and 2 β-Carotene assimilation in Canary chicks. PHYSIOL BEHAV. Carotenoids are pigments 3 responsible for the red, orange and yellow coloration of plants and animals. They may 4 be beneficial in two ways; they have a powerful antioxidant activity, and they can behave 5 as an(More)
Many animals live in a communication network, an environment where individuals can obtain information about competitors or potential mates by observing interactions between conspecifics. In such an environment, interactants might benefit by changing their signalling behaviour in the presence of an audience. This audience effect seems widespread among(More)
Carotenoids are pigments responsible for the red, orange and yellow coloration of plants and animals. They may be beneficial in two ways; they have a powerful antioxidant activity, and they can behave as an immunostimulant. Animals however cannot synthesize carotenoids de novo, they must obtain them through their diet. In our experiments on Canaries, we(More)
Humans speak to dogs using a special speech register called Pet-Directed Speech (PDS) which is very similar to Infant-Directed Speech (IDS) used by parents when talking to young infants. These two type of speech share prosodic features that are distinct from the typical Adult-Directed Speech (ADS): a high pitched voice and an increased pitch variation. So(More)
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