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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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Neuroendocrine and Autonomic Correlates of Animal Personalities

Neuroendocrine and Autonomic Correlates of Animal Personalities

Chapter:
(p.353) 12 Neuroendocrine and Autonomic Correlates of Animal Personalities
Source:
Animal Personalities
Author(s):

Doretta Caramaschi

Claudio Carere

Andrea Sgoifo

Jaap M. Koolhaas

Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226922065.003.0013

This chapter explores the relationship between physiological and behavioral traits commonly considered in animal personality assessments, discussing the physiological responses to stress and the activity of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis (HPA), the sympatho-adrenomedullary pathway (SAM), and the hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal axis (HPG). It also presents evidence on linking the neurotransmitters serotonin and dopamine, as well as cortical brain structures such as the hippocampus, to behavioral variations.

Keywords:   animal personality, stress, hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal, sympatho-adrenomedullary pathway, sam, hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal, hpg, neurotransmitters, serotonin, dopamine

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