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effect of maternal behavior on kitten"s responses to novel stimuli.

Andrew Joseph Crane

effect of maternal behavior on kitten"s responses to novel stimuli.

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cats -- Behavior

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination31 l.
    Number of Pages31
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13579006M
    OCLC/WorldCa29010543

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effect of maternal behavior on kitten"s responses to novel stimuli. by Andrew Joseph Crane Download PDF EPUB FB2

Conversely, one would expect those female gerbils exhibiting low levels of maternal behavior to exhibit greater reluctance to contact novel olfactory stimuli than those female gerbils exhibiting relatively high levels of maternal by: 8.

To our knowledge, the effects of maternal care on the response of family reared puppies towards unfamiliar environmental and social stimuli has not previously been investigated. This was the focus of the present study. The offspring-directed maternal behaviour of 12 mothers, from a Cited by: 7.

These cross-generational effects of maternal behavior are mediated by epigenetic modifications of gene expression (through DNA methylation mechanisms) for glucocorticoid and estrogen receptors in particular areas of the brain, which in turn, trigger a cascade of neuroendocrine effects involving the hypothalamic–pituitary–adrenal (HPA) and.

Dog aggression to humans is a serious problem and it appears that fear-induced aggression in dogs is often implicated. Furthermore, it has been suggested that novel and startling stimuli may trigger fear-induced aggression. However, the patterns of behavioural responses widely differed according to the environment in which puppies were raised, so that authors suggested that maternal care contributes to the adaptation of puppies to their environment, especially to the social relationship with by: 2.

Maternal Behavior: Neural Circuits, Stimulus Valence, and Motivational Processes. This article summarizes research on the brain circuits underlying maternal responsiveness. The research shows how a female mammal's physiological state primes and activates neural and neurochemical mechanisms that promote maternal : Michael Numan.

with a sham stimulus. The stimulus itself should be novel with no possibility of chance exposure either before or after birth. The stimulus should produce a differential response in both fetal and neonatal behavior to be considered as showing a positive effect.

Finally, there should be Cited by: Any time that the mother or kittens appear sick or lethargic, take them to the vet. If the queen neglects her kittens or refuses to eat, you may also have to step in.

Maternal Aggression. Don’t be concerned if your sweet, snuggly kitty turns into a snarling tiger after delivering her babies. Maternal aggression in cats is normal. Hormones Author: Kitty Angell. All the chicks began to peck the key light in an unusual way.

The birds moved toward the key light and rubbed their beaks back and forth on it (behavior described as "snuggling"). These responses resmeble their behavior that newborn chicks direct toward their mothers soliciting warmth.

When the heat lamp was presented alone, the chick. In the novel object experiment, horses displaying stress-related behaviors during the experiments also showed a significantly higher HR increase compared to horses which did not display any stress-related behaviors, reflecting a correlation between behavioral and physiological responses to the novel by: 1.

Maternal interactions have implications in the physiological, psychological, and social development or mice and some of these effects remain into adulthood. Maternal behavior is elicited through a combination of hormonal factors and external stimuli from the pups. Exposure to relevant stimuli during the sensitive period should begin with the puppy or kitten raiser by or before 3 weeks of age and then continue with the owner.

13,14,15 Puppies and kittens will expose themselves at their own pace, given suitable opportunities, and their brains and behaviors will rapidly develop through to least 20 weeks of. In contrast, maternal separation decreases OXT immunoreactivity in lactating female mice, and this decrease was associated with an decreased latency to attack a novel male intruder, supporting earlier studies reporting an inhibitory effect of OXT on maternal aggression [].Cited by:   Behaviour problems are common in companion felines, and problematic behaviour may be a sign of chronic stress.

In laboratory animals, early Cited by: 3. Furthermore, some of the tests of the cats' behavior may not have given an accurate accounting of the cats' personality.

For example, they tested the cats' response to a novel object, a plush Author: Sarah Zielinski. Experiment 2. In Experiment 1, four days of pup exposure (2h/day) facilitated retrieval behaviour in virgin mice. Therefore, we tested the hypothesis that 4 days of experience (2h/day) would also induce retrieval behaviour on a novel T-maze, and that the effect of maternal experience on subsequent maternal behaviour was not dependent on ovarian by:   Data analyses revealed a novelty response to the mother’s voice and a novel foreign language.

An offset response was observed following termination of the. Hormones that increase maternal responsiveness affect accumbal dopaminergic responses to pup- and food-stimuli in the female rat. Hormones and Behavior ;56(1) Champagne FA, Chretien P, Stevenson CW, Zhang TY, Gratton A, Meaney MJ.

Variations in nucleus accumbens dopamine associated with individual differences in maternal behavior in. -making a behavior less obvious or "hiding" a behavior -increasing the variation of a behavior—such as a bird having many different types of mating dances -using the behavior for two different purposes (e.g., to attract a mate and to signify that a predator is in the area).

Thorndike is famous for his theory dubbed "the law of effect". He formulated the theory after examining the behavior of cats trying to escape from puzzle boxes. In order to escape, the animals had to initiate certain response.

Thorndike observed that animals learn responses that are rewarded, whereas they easily forget responses left unrewarded. In successive trials the cats would learn that pressing the lever would have favorable consequences and they would adopt this behavior, becoming increasingly quick at pressing the lever.

Edward Thorndike put forward a “ Law of effect ” which stated that any behavior that is followed by pleasant consequences is likely to be repeated, and any.

A Model: Maternal Behavior in the Laboratory Rat to have little effect on virgin rats; Kristal and Nishita ). do not perform maternal behaviors immediately in response to the appropriate stimuli, and in fact may kill or avoid the young.

As mentioned above, there are four types of appropri­ File Size: 2MB. Introduction. This experiment is based on a California State Science Fair project by Kelly McGinnis.

Kelly's mom was learning to recognize birds and bird calls by watching and listening to a DVD with recordings of birds in the wild. Early attachment, a specific personal relationship developing between an infant and the caregiver has been considered essential for survival as well as for later physical and mental development in primates including the human species [].The human newborn, however competent in many ways [], cannot survive unless responsive adults feed and protect them from environmental by:   Macrí, S., Mason, G.

& Würbel, H. Dissociation in the effect of neonatal maternal separations on maternal care and the offspring´s HPA and fear responses Cited by: We examined the ability of late-gestation (Day 21) fetal rats to detect and respond to stimuli associated with gestation and parturition.

Previous work in rats suggests that maternal behavior and physiology provide specific tactile, vestibular, and thermal stimuli to fetal and newborn by:   Mismothering in Female Cats. Maternal behavioral problems are classified as either the lack of maternal behavior when dealing with the mother's own young or excessive maternal behavior in the absence of newborn kittens.

(Other types of maternal behavior problem also exist, but they are still poorly defined.) Symptoms and Types. Maternal effects in genetics. In genetics, a maternal effect occurs when the phenotype of an organism is determined by the genotype of its mother.

For example, if a mutation is maternal effect recessive, then a female homozygous for the mutation may appear phenotypically normal, however her offspring will show the mutant phenotype, even if they are heterozygous for the mutation.

Temperament traits. Temperament traits are known to be traits in which explain the behavior and actions of an animal and can be described in the traits responsible for how easily an animal can be approached, handled, milked, or ament can also be defined as how an animal carries out maternal or other behaviors while subjected to routine management.

Responses during maternal separation. Guinea pig pups are born in an advanced developmental state. They can locomote from shortly after parturition, nibble on solid food and drink from a water spout within 24 h, and readily be raised without the mother from birth [].Maternal behavior is passive—mothers do not retrieve pups and engage in almost no active interaction with the pup (e.g Cited by:   For example, cats kept in a cage for a few days in a boarding facility will often get used to the situation and settle down, provided there are no events that add to the fear.

For most cats, a program of counter-conditioning and desensitization will be required to acclimatize the cat to the stimuli that causes the fearful response. Do this slowly. Books at Amazon. The Books homepage helps you explore Earth's Biggest Bookstore without ever leaving the comfort of your couch.

Here you'll find current best sellers in books, new releases in books, deals in books, Kindle eBooks, Audible audiobooks, and so much more. Law of effect is the belief that a pleasing after-effect strengthens the action that produced it.

The law of effect was published by Edward Thorndike in and states that when an S-R association is established in instrumental conditioning between the instrumental response and the contextual stimuli that are present, the response is reinforced and the S-R association holds the sole.

Associated With Aversion to Pups and Inhibition of Maternal Behavior D. Olazábal and J. Morrell Center for Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey Abstract Juvenile rats (18–23 days old) interact avidly with pups as novel stimuli and show maternal behaviorCited by:   Reading to a baby in the womb may have a positive effect on fetal development, even if not the one intended by advocates of prenatal enrichment.

Reduction of Maternal Stress and Anxiety An online journal article of the American Academy of Pediatrics suggests that prenatal stress and anxiety is predictive of certain illnesses and the use of.

Sensory systems play a central role in guiding animal behaviour. They can be manipulated to alter behavioural outcomes to limit negative interactions between humans and animals. Sharks are often seen as a threat to humans and there has been increasing interest in developing shark mitigation devices.

Previous research has concentrated on stimulating the electrosensory and Cited by: 9. The rabbit pheromone 2-methylbutenal (2M2B) - an interomone in cats.

As a rabbit maternal-neonatal pheromone that induces tit-seeking behavior in rabbit cubs, 2M2B has been shown in pigs to increase feed intake and body weight during the period after weaning (McGlone et al., ).

Peter Lovenheim's book, The Attachment Effect, is a must read for anyone interested in a successful, long term relationship. It is both brilliant and accessible. I wish I had read a book like this decades ago, it would have given me a much better understanding of what creates a /5(23).

The control of stimuli like those stimuli associated with books as reinforcement for looking at books is identified in the science of behavior as conditioned reinforcement of stimuli for observing responses (Dinsmoor, ; Greer, ) and the processes for conditioning stimuli involve both traditional operant and stimulus-stimulus pairing.

1 Natural Variation in Maternal Sensitivity is Reflected in Maternal Brain Responses to Infant Stimuli Authors a, 1 Alya Elmadih a Ming Wai Wan bDarragh Downey b Rebecca Elliott cJames E. Swain a Kathryn M. Abel Affiliations, and author addressesCited by:. Abstract. Objective: To provide an experimental investigation of the impact of maternal behavior on children's pain experiences.

Method: Participants were healthy children (60 boys, 60 girls) between the ages of 8 and 12 years and their mothers. Mothers were randomly assigned and trained to interact with their children in one of three ways while the children were exposed to lab Cited by:   Hank and his cat Cameo help teach us about animal behavior and how we can discover why animals do the things they do.

Crash Course Biology is now available o.Processes in Classical Conditioning Now that you know how classical conditioning works and have seen several examples, let’s take a look at some of the general processes involved.

In classical conditioning, the initial period of learning is known as acquisition, when an organism learns to connect a neutral stimulus and an unconditioned stimulus.