Hormonal correlates of changes in interest in unrelated infants across the peripartum period in female baboons (Papio hamadryas anubis sp.).

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In past research on human and nonhuman primates, maternal responsiveness and behavior has been thought of as an experiential, cognitive mechanism; however, recent findings have shown that maternal motivation and behavior may not be entirely divorced from the endocrine system. To investigate the relationship between interest in infants and the hormonal… (More)

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@article{Ramirez2004HormonalCO, title={Hormonal correlates of changes in interest in unrelated infants across the peripartum period in female baboons (Papio hamadryas anubis sp.).}, author={Stephanie M. Ramirez and Massimo Bardi and Jeffrey A. French and Linda J. Brent}, journal={Hormones and behavior}, year={2004}, volume={46 5}, pages={520-8} }