Hormones and social behaviour / Donald W. Pfaff ... [et al.].
Contributor(s): Pfaff, Donald W [Hrsg.] | Kordon, Claude [edt] | Chanson, P. (Philippe) [edt] | Christen, Yves [edt].Material type: TextSeries: Springer.Research and perspectives in endocrine interactions: Publisher: Berlin ; Heidelberg : Springer-Verlag, 2008Description: 1 online resource (xii, 198 p.) : ill. (some col.).ISBN: 9783540792888; 3540792880; 3540792864 (Cloth); 9783540792864 (Cloth).Subject(s): Human behavior -- Endocrine aspects | Cognition | Evolutionary psychologyAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Hormones and social behaviour.LOC classification: QP356.45 | .H657 2008Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Theoretically Underlying Extremes of Social Behaviors: The Best and the Worst / E. Choleris, M. Kavaliers, D. Pfaff -- Serotonergic Modulation of Sex and Aggression / B. Olivier, J.S.W. Chan, M.D. Waldinger -- The Effect of Neuropeptides on Human Trust and Altruism: A Neuroeconomic Perspective / E. Fehr -- Molecular Neurobiology of the Social Brain / L.J. Young -- Impact of Brain Evolution on Hormones and Social Behaviour / E.B. Keverne -- Brain Oxytocin Mediates Beneficial Consequences of Close Social Interactions: From Maternal Love and Sex / I.D. Neumann -- Hormones, Brain Plasticity and Reproductive Functions / D.T. Theodosis -- Neuroendocrine Mechanisms Underlying the Intergenerational Transmission of Maternal Behavior and Infant Abuse in Rhesus Macaques / D. Maestripieri -- Brain Corticosteroid Receptor Function in Response to Psychosocial Stressors / E.R de Kloet, N.A. Datson, Y. Revsin, D.L. Champagne, M.S. Oitzl -- Aspects of Behavior in Pedophillic Sex Offenders Treated with Leuprolide Acetate / J. Schober -- The Brain, Androgens, and Pedophilia / S. Stoleru -- Role of Alcohol and Sex Hormones on Human Aggressive Behavior / C.J.P. Eriksson -- Social Neuroscience: Complexities to Be Unravelled / D. Pfaff, R. Adolphs.
The evolutionary approach presented in this book provides clues to the relevance of social interactions as part of the natural selection process, for the survival of species, including ours. Proceeding further, as science often does, from the simple to the complex, and taking advantage of the wide pluridisciplinary range of the participants a" coming from fields as diverse as molecular neuroscience, anthropology and psychology a" a final question was raised as to whether biological substrates of complex social behaviors may also be relevant to moral issues characteristic of humans be.
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