Testosterone, Paternal Behavior, and Aggression in the Monogamous California Mouse (Peromyscus californicus)

@article{Trainor2001TestosteronePB,
  title={Testosterone, Paternal Behavior, and Aggression in the Monogamous California Mouse (Peromyscus californicus)},
  author={B. Trainor and C. Marler},
  journal={Hormones and Behavior},
  year={2001},
  volume={40},
  pages={32-42}
}
Testosterone (T) mediates a trade-off, or negative correlation, between paternal behavior and aggression in several seasonally breeding avian species. However, the presence or absence of a T-mediated trade-off in mammals has received less attention. We examined the relationship between paternal behavior and territorial aggression in the biparental California mouse, Peromyscus californicus. In contrast to seasonally breeding birds, T maintains paternal behavior in this year-round territorial… Expand
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