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Animal PersonalitiesBehavior, Physiology, and Evolution$
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Claudio Carere and Dario Maestripieri

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780226922058

Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: September 2013

DOI: 10.7208/chicago/9780226922065.001.0001

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Parental Influences on Offspring Personality Traits in Oviparous and Placental Vertebrates

Parental Influences on Offspring Personality Traits in Oviparous and Placental Vertebrates

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(p.317) 11 Parental Influences on Offspring Personality Traits in Oviparous and Placental Vertebrates
Source:
Animal Personalities
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Ton G. G. Groothuis

Dario Maestripieri

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University of Chicago Press
DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226922065.003.0012

This chapter explores the maternal effects on offspring personality development in both oviparous and placental vertebrates. In particular, it discusses how prenatal maternal stress and prenatal exposure to varying levels of androgens and estrogens can result in stable individual differences in offspring physiology and behavior later in life.

Keywords:   maternal effects, personality development, oviparous vertebrates, placental vertebrates, maternal stress, androgens, estrogens

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