Dietary and metabolic effects on rhesus social behavior: phenylalanine-related dietary alterations.

@article{Chamove1980DietaryAM,
  title={Dietary and metabolic effects on rhesus social behavior: phenylalanine-related dietary alterations.},
  author={Arnold S Chamove},
  journal={Developmental psychobiology},
  year={1980},
  volume={13 3},
  pages={299-307}
}
Infant rhesus monkeys were (a) fed a diet high in phenylalanine or (b) fed a diet high in p-chlorophenylalanine for the 1st 12 months of life, (c) selected from mothers fed a diet high in phenylalanine during pregnancy, (d) fed a diet low in phenylalanine, (e) maintained as controls, or (f) maintained as pair-fed controls. Tested during the 1st year of life with familiar peers, during the 2nd year with unfamiliar stimulus animals and with a movie film, the 3 groups of phenylketonuric monkeys… CONTINUE READING