Grooming

Known as: Groomings, groom 
An animal's cleaning and caring for the body surface. This includes preening, the cleaning and oiling of feathers with the bill or of hair with the… (More)
National Institutes of Health

Papers overview

Semantic Scholar uses AI to extract papers important to this topic.
2008
2008
The theory of reciprocal altruism offers an explanation for the evolution of altruistic behaviours among unrelated animals. Among… (More)
Is this relevant?
Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is an anxiety-spectrum disorder characterized by persistent intrusive thoughts (obsessions… (More)
  • figure 1
  • figure 2
  • figure 3
  • figure 4
  • figure 5
Is this relevant?
Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
The neuropeptide Pigment-Dispersing Factor (PDF) plays a critical role in mediating circadian control of behavior in Drosophila… (More)
Is this relevant?
Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Grooming repertoires are exhibited by all terrestrial mammals, and removal of ectoparasites is an important ancestral and current… (More)
  • table 1
  • figure 1
  • figure 2
  • figure 3
  • figure 4
Is this relevant?
Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Repertoires of grooming behaviors critical to survival are exhibited by most animal species, including humans. Genes that… (More)
  • figure 1
  • figure 3
  • figure 2
  • figure 5
  • figure 6
Is this relevant?
Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
The open field test (OFT) is a widely used procedure for examining the behavioral effects of drugs and anxiety. Detailed… (More)
Is this relevant?
2000
2000
Allogrooming serves many social functions in primates. Grooming can help individuals to service social relationships generally… (More)
  • figure 1
  • table I
  • figure 2
  • figure 3
  • figure 4
Is this relevant?
2000
2000
An analysis of simultaneous grooming bouts in a captive group of rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta) failed to provide evidence of… (More)
Is this relevant?
1991
1991
Grooming among adult and older juvenile females in a wild group of blue monkeys (Cercopithecus mitis stuhlmanni) is analyzed and… (More)
  • figure 1
  • figure 2
  • figure 3
  • figure 4
  • figure 5
Is this relevant?
Highly Cited
1980
Highly Cited
1980
Grooming and related behaviours among adult females in three groups of vervet monkeys were studied for 14 months. In all groups… (More)
Is this relevant?