Presence of companion moderates arousal of monkeys with restricted social experience.

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Squirrel monkeys were reared on inanimate maternal surrogates in individual cages. The surrogates were removed at 8 months, and at approximately 1 year of age each animal was paired with a similarly-reared peer for 4 weeks prior to testing. When placed in a novel environment for 30 min, the juveniles emitted significantly more high-pitched vocalizations and… (More)

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@article{Hennessy1984PresenceOC, title={Presence of companion moderates arousal of monkeys with restricted social experience.}, author={Michael B. Hennessy}, journal={Physiology & behavior}, year={1984}, volume={33 5}, pages={693-8} }