• primate behavior
  • Since its establishment in 1993, the La Suerte Biological Field Station has been visited by more than 1,300 students from across the United States, Canada, and all over the world to study primate behavior and ecology, tropical rainforest ecology and conservation. (goabroad.com)
  • The field station encompasses 1,000 acres and includes a mosaic of primary and secondary tropical rainforest, riparian habitats, and areas of human use, and is inhabited by wild groups of three species of nonhuman primates, making it an ideal location in which to study primate behavior and diversity and the effects of anthropogenic habitat modifications on wildlife. (goabroad.com)
  • Some of his work has elucidated the neuroendocrine regulation of primate behavior while other research has investigated its evolutionary significance. (wikipedia.org)
  • Evolutionary Theory and Primate Behavior includes a collection of essays illustrating evolutionary analyses of major aspects of primate socioecology and behavior including feeding, social, and reproductive strategies. (wikipedia.org)
  • primates
  • Most of the anthropoid primates live in social groupings which create many opportunities for interaction. (wwnorton.com)
  • Join unique field courses from Earthquest (Canada) for the Environment in Costa Rica designed to study the ecology and behavior of neotropical primates. (goabroad.com)
  • 5. Record significant or rare behavior patterns of free-ranging primates species. (goabroad.com)
  • Dario Maestripieri (born 1964) is an Italian behavioral biologist who is known for his research and writings about biological aspects of behavior in nonhuman primates and humans. (wikipedia.org)
  • His studies of nonhuman primates have addressed topics such as aggression and dominance, affiliation and social bonding, communication and cognition, mating and reproduction, and parenting and development. (wikipedia.org)
  • In Games Primates Play: An Undercover Investigation of the Evolution and Economics of Human Relationships, Maestripieri illustrates how evolutionary and comparative studies, along with economic cost-benefit analyses of behavior, can explain why people behave the way they do in everyday social situations and in the negotiation of their personal and business relationships. (wikipedia.org)
  • influences
  • Sociogenomics is an integrated field that accounts for the complete cellular genetic complement of an organism from a top-down approach, accounting for all biotic influences that effect behavior on a cellular level. (wikipedia.org)
  • We want to learn how the honey bee society influences behavior in individual honey bees," said Sinha, who is lead author of a paper that will be posted online this week ahead of regular publication by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. (biologynews.net)
  • Human factors and social influences are important in starting and maintaining such activities. (wikipedia.org)
  • In books and articles on the topic, Mischel stressed the importance of better understanding how, when, and why individual differences are most likely to be important predictors of behavior, and when they are more likely to be nullified by situational influences. (wikipedia.org)
  • feelings
  • Social rewards and feelings of love also may stimulate the region. (enotalone.com)
  • Given their feelings of social isolation, lonely individuals may be left to find relative comfort in nonsocial rewards,' said John Cacioppo, the Tiffany and Margaret Blake Professor in Psychology at the University of Chicago. (enotalone.com)
  • Jean Decety says, 'The study raises the intriguing possibility that loneliness may result from reduced reward-related activity in the ventral striatum in response to social rewards,' leading to speculation that activity in the ventral striatum may even promote feelings of loneliness. (enotalone.com)
  • By addressing communication deficits, the person will be supported to express their needs and feelings by means other than challenging behavior. (wikipedia.org)
  • interactions
  • Many students with learning disabilities struggle with social interactions and appropriate behavior, putting them at greater risk for bullying, harassment, and victimization online. (ldonline.org)
  • Specifically, scientists from France show that the nicotinic receptors in the prefrontal cortex are essential for social interaction in mice and that this area of the brain is necessary for adapted and balanced social interactions to occur. (redorbit.com)
  • personality
  • Traffic rules dictate how people are supposed to act when they see a red light, and this influence often prevents people from engaging in behaviors that are consistent with their personality. (wikipedia.org)
  • Mischel's work led to an important shift in social scientists' thinking about the behavioral expression of personality. (wikipedia.org)
  • study
  • The study shows that a primary deficit in oxytocin may cause the social problems in these mice, and that correcting this deficit can correct social behavior,' said Geschwind. (iran-daily.com)
  • The current study is the first one that used fMRI scans to measure activity in the brain in combination with data about social isolation, or loneliness. (enotalone.com)
  • A rare genetic disorder may lead scientists to genes for social behavior, a Salk Institute study has found. (scienceagogo.com)
  • The study takes aim at the genes that may lead to the marked extroverted behavior seen in children with Williams syndrome, demonstrating that "hyper-sociability" - especially the drive to greet and interact with strangers - follows a unique developmental path. (scienceagogo.com)
  • emotional
  • Social competence and emotional well-being are issues for some adults and children with learning disabilities. (ldonline.org)
  • Included in this section are the dos and don'ts for fostering social competence, the teacher s role in developing social skills, and many helpful articles on behavior modification, anger management, disciplining students with disabilities, and the emotional issues experienced by some individuals with LD. (ldonline.org)
  • For students with learning disabilities (LD), a sense of competence and ability (also known as self-efficacy) plays a vital role in their social and emotional development as well as academic achievement. (ldonline.org)
  • Discover how educators can adapt their teaching style to support social and emotional development (including self-efficacy) in students with language-based LD. (ldonline.org)
  • genes
  • To search for genes that might play a role in social behavior, Sinha and his colleagues used the newly sequenced honey bee genome to scan the binding sites of transcription factors known to function in the development of fruit flies (Drosophila melanogaster) from a single cell to an adult. (biologynews.net)
  • Here we not only have shown hyper-social behavior as a hallmark symptom that follows a characteristic developmental course in Williams syndrome, but we may be closer to identifying the genes involved in regulating that behavior. (scienceagogo.com)
  • cues
  • That can translate to an inability to make friends, engage in routine conversations, or pick up on the social cues that are second nature to most people. (iran-daily.com)
  • Using that model system, Sinha led a team that searched the honey bee genome for clues for social cues - a form of bee pressure that can cause bees to change jobs in response to needs of the hive. (biologynews.net)
  • Situational strength is defined as cues provided by environmental forces regarding the desirability of potential behaviors. (wikipedia.org)
  • anger
  • It appears that self-compassion offers the same mental health benefits as self-esteem, but with fewer of its drawbacks such as narcissism, ego-defensive anger, inaccurate self-perceptions, self-worth contingency, or social comparison. (wikipedia.org)
  • Amber
  • Fighting ants, giant solider termites, and foraging worker ants recently discovered in 100-million-year-old amber provide direct evidence for advanced social behavior in ancient ants and termites-two groups that are immensely successful because of their ability to organize in hierarchies. (amnh.org)
  • symptoms
  • Symptoms can vary depending on several factors, such as trauma severity, the amount of social support, and additional life stresses. (wikipedia.org)
  • Children
  • While the internet can be beneficial for developing social and technical skills, it's important to talk children with disabilities about online safety and responsibility. (ldonline.org)
  • Secondly, behavior is learned from the environment through the process of observational learning In and out of the classroom children learn through a four step pattern Bandura formulated through a cognitive and operant view. (wikipedia.org)
  • We've known for many years that children with Williams syndrome are markedly more social than other children, in spite of the moderate mental retardation and physical problems that also are associated with the disorder," said Doyle. (scienceagogo.com)
  • Research
  • New research published in the FASEB Journal ( http://www.fasebj.org ) suggests that these receptors also play an important role in social interaction and the ability to choose between competing motivations. (redorbit.com)
  • 2003. "From Structure to Dynamics: A Paradigm Shift in Social Movements Research? (wikipedia.org)
  • changes
  • Of particular interest are differential gene expression of mRNA (transcriptomics) and protein transcription (proteomics) that correspond to changes in behavior. (wikipedia.org)
  • people
  • Due to social constructs surrounding health, the belief that being skinny is healthy and discrimination against those perceived to be 'unhealthy', people who are considered overweight or obese on the BMI scale face many social challenges. (wikipedia.org)
  • model
  • The honey bee (Apis millifera) has been called a model system for social behavior," said Saurabh (pronounced SAW-rub) Sinha, a professor of computer science and an affiliate of the university's Institute for Genomic Biology. (biologynews.net)
  • A complex social structure with fission-fusion properties can emerge from a simple foraging model" (PDF). (wikipedia.org)
  • appropriate
  • They perceive all students as being capable of succeeding at academic and social demands as long as they are provided with appropriate interventions. (ldonline.org)
  • This social skills story was designed to assist students in understanding when it is appropriate to talk at school and when it's not, and facilitate appropriate responses. (teacherspayteachers.com)
  • so that subjects are uncertain about how to categorize it and have no clear expectations about the behaviors most likely to be appropriate (normative, reinforced) in that situation" (p. 276). (wikipedia.org)
  • group
  • In a fission-fusion society, the main parent group can fracture (fission) into smaller stable subgroups or individuals to adapt to environmental or social circumstances. (wikipedia.org)
  • Health
  • The Journal of Health and Social Behavior is a quarterly peer-reviewed academic journal published by SAGE Publications on behalf of the American Sociological Association. (wikipedia.org)
  • work
  • The strategies put forward by TEACCH do not work on the behavior directly, but on its underlying reasons, such as lack of understanding of what the person is expected to do or what will happen to them next, and sensory under- or over-stimulation. (wikipedia.org)