Neuroendocrine regulation of long-term pair maintenance in the monogamous zebra finch.

@article{Prior2015NeuroendocrineRO,
  title={Neuroendocrine regulation of long-term pair maintenance in the monogamous zebra finch.},
  author={Nora H Prior and Kiran K. Soma},
  journal={Hormones and behavior},
  year={2015},
  volume={76},
  pages={11-22}
}
This article is part of a Special Issue "SBN 2014". Understanding affiliative behavior is critical to understanding social organisms. While affiliative behaviors are present across a wide range of taxa and contexts, much of what is known about the neuroendocrine regulation of affiliation comes from studies of pair-bond formation in prairie voles. This leaves at least three gaps in our current knowledge. First, little is known about long-term pair-bond maintenance. Second, few studies have… CONTINUE READING
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