Nongenomic inheritance of emotional reactivity in Japanese quail.

@article{RichardYris2005NongenomicIO,
  title={Nongenomic inheritance of emotional reactivity in Japanese quail.},
  author={Marie-Annick Richard-Yris and Nadia Michel and Aline Bertin},
  journal={Developmental psychobiology},
  year={2005},
  volume={46 1},
  pages={1-12}
}
Avian scientific literature includes few reports on the influence of characteristics of mothers on the behavior of their offspring. By comparing young domestic Japanese quail raised by adoptive mothers with high levels of general emotional reactivity (E+ mothers) to young raised by adoptive mothers with low levels of general emotional reactivity (E- mothers), we evaluated the influence of characteristics of mothers on the behavioral development of their offspring. Our results revealed that… CONTINUE READING

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