*  Invisible pair bonds | Biology Letters
The pair bonds of X. rotundiventralis may improve the survival rate of the young. Maintenance of the pair bond allows the ... Social monogamy can be identified by paired males and females that spend extensive periods of time together [17], but it is not ... Because pair bonds are generally identified from direct observations of pairs that maintain physical proximity, pair bonds may ... because pairs are not recognized in the schools, the question arises of whether the mating pairs maintain pair bonds so that ...
  http://rsbl.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/8/3/355
*  Brown-headed cowbird - Wikipedia
Social behaviors of cowbird males include aggressive, competitive singing bouts with other males and pair-bonding and monogamy ... did not pair bond with females, and were promiscuous. This demonstrates that there is great flexibility in the behavior of ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brown-headed_Cowbird
*  Owl Monkeys Who 'Stay True' Reproduce More Than Those With Multiple Partners, Penn Study Finds - Healthcanal.com : Healthcanal...
The results demonstrate that, for owl monkeys, long-term monogamy and pair-bonding improves reproductive fitness. The finding ... emotional bond between two individuals that is widespread among human societies." The research was supported by the Wenner-Gren ... The findings underscore how monogamy and pair-bonds - relatively rare social formations among mammals - can benefit certain ... "There's some consensus among anthropologists that pairs-bonds must have played an important role in the origin of human ...
  https://www.healthcanal.com/male-reproductive/35593-owl-monkeys-who-stay-true-reproduce-more-than-those-with-multiple-partners-penn-study-finds.html
*  Judith Hand - Wikipedia
"Male and Female Perceptions of Pair-bond Dynamics: Monogamy in the Western Gull, Larus occidentalis." pp. 261-175 in Feminism ... "Egalitarian resolution of social conflicts: a study of pair-bonded gulls in nest duty and feeding contexts." Z. Tierpsychol. 70 ... 1985 "Egalitarian resolution of social conflicts: a study of pair-bonded gulls in nest duty and feeding contexts." Z. ... For example, mated gull pairs in conflict over nesting duties or access to choice food used such methods as sharing, first-come ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Judith_Hand
*  Love in the Time of Monkeys | Natural History Magazine
The study of monogamy, pair bonding, and alloparental care is of special interest to anthropologists and evolutionary ... Still, the question remained: did a pair bond guarantee the father paternity of the offspring in his group? ... Although we cannot pinpoint when a predisposition for pair bonding and monogamy evolved, it was surely long ago, well before we ... We also gathered valuable information on the relationships between pair bonding, monogamy, paternal care, and life-history ...
  http://naturalhistorymag.com/features/192827/love-in-the-time-of-monkeys
*  Anatomy of Love - Audiobook | Audible.com
... went into great detail to explain to us how the natural state of relationships including pair bonding and serial monogamy ... Johnson explains that romantic love is an attachment bond, just like that between mother and child, and shows us how to develop ... I find the author was kind of zig-zagging between whether or not man as a species was cut out for monogamy or infidelity. There ... We see our natural inclinations (both men and women) towards serial monogamy with infidelity replaced by a safe, slow path to ...
  https://www.audible.com/pd/Science-Technology/Anatomy-of-Love-Audiobook/B01BPAYS92
*  Plesiosaur Peril - the lifestyles and behaviours of ancient marine reptiles - Scientific American Blog Network
... others have long-term monogamy and pair-bonding (examples: American alligators, Shingleback skinks). Some data indicates that ... A: If there's a strong bond between a mother and her baby, then, yes, I should imagine that the mother would defend her baby ... If there are social bonds between juveniles and adults, you wouldn't expect a juvenile to self-beach while its mother stayed in ... A: As per the above comments on Cryptoclidus, social bonds of some sort - involving parental or mating relationships - are now ...
  https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/tetrapod-zoology/plesiosaur-peril-the-lifestyles-and-behaviours-of-ancient-marine-reptiles/
*  Neuroanatomy of intimacy - Wikipedia
Pair bonding, or intense social attachment, normally initiates partner preference in sexual situations and monogamy in many ... Release of oxytocin is important in the birthing process for the mother-child pair bond to occur in both individuals. Lactation ... Young, Larry J.; Murphy Young, Anne Z.; Hammock, Elizabeth A.D. (5 December 2005). "Anatomy and neurochemistry of the pair bond ... This may provide insight on issues with formation of pair bonds as well as psychological problems from an inefficient ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neuroanatomy_of_intimacy
*  Pair bond - Wikipedia
Affectional bond Attachment theory Animal sexuality Breeding pair Human bonding Monogamous pairing in animals Monogamy r/K ... there are several varieties of pair bonds: Short-term pair-bond: a transient mating or associations Long-term pair-bond: bonded ... In a biological sense there are two main types of pair bonds exhibited in humans: social pair bonding and sexual pair bonding. ... In this bond the participants in the sexual pair bond prefer to have sex with each other over other options. Social pair bonds ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pair_bond
*  Valentine's Special - Cheatin'or Monogamy - Blame Our Parents and Dopamine - ScienceBlog.com
"Neonatal oxytocin exposure enhances the likelihood of pair-formation (monogamy) in adult male prairie voles." "…Pair-bonding ... Without the D2 receptors working, the male brain ends up in a compulsive chase to mate/pair-bond with different females. But ... It is likely that males that cannot form pair-bonds, that "cheat" suffer from a lack of the D2 receptors or disorder. ... D1, oppsets up rejection of potential new mates - "…fully pair-bonded male prairie voles had higher levels D1-like receptors ...
  https://scienceblog.com/29939/valentines-special-cheatinor-monogamy-blame-our-parents-and-dopamine-3/
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Pair bonds are cognitively tricky because monogamy is a risky business. In order to avoid getting stuck with a bad partner ( ... This serves to create a kind of family bond that promotes collective action. ... Pair bonds occur when an animal stays with their partner for extended periods rather than simply meet up during the mating ... Also, pair bonded individuals have to carefully coordinate their activities to be in synchrony with the other. This may require ...
  https://primatediaries.wordpress.com/2009/07/23/the_bonding_brain/
*  Seahorse - Wikipedia
Monogamy. Though seahorses are not known to mate for life, many species form pair bonds that last through at least the breeding ... The daily greetings help to cement the bond between the pair.[27] ... "Faithful pair bonds in wild seahorses, Hippocampus whitei" (PDF ... Amanda C.J. Vincent & Laila M. Sadler (1995). "Faithful pair bonds in wild seahorse, Hippocampus whitei". Animal Behaviour. 50 ... Amanda C.J. Vincent (1995). "A role for daily greetings in maintaining seahorse pair bonds". Animal Behaviour. 49: 258-260. doi ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sea_horse
*  C. Sue Carter - Wikipedia
... axis in the traits of monogamy including pair-bond formation. She pioneered the physiological study of socially monogamous ... 2002) The neurobiology of social affiliation and pair bonding, In Hormones, Brain and Behavior, edited by D. Pfaff, pp. 299-337 ... Central vasopressin mediates pair bonding in the monogamous prairie vole, Nature 365: 545-548 Insel T.R. & Carter C.S. (1995) ... Carter C.S., Getz L.L. (1993) Monogamy and the prairie vole, Scientific American 268: 100-106 Carter C.S. & Keverne EB. ( ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/C._Sue_Carter
*  Science Relief : News and Articles on Science, Health, Space and Technology: Owl monkeys who 'stay true' reproduce more than...
The results demonstrate that, for owl monkeys, long-term monogamy and pair-bonding improves reproductive fitness. The finding ... emotional bond between two individuals that is widespread among human societies.". ... The findings underscore how monogamy and pair-bonds -- relatively rare social formations among mammals -- can benefit certain ... "There's some consensus among anthropologists that pairs-bonds must have played an important role in the origin of human ...
  http://sciencerelief.blogspot.com/2013/01/owl-monkeys-who-stay-true-reproduce.html
*  The Brain Chemistry of Social and Sexual Monogamy
... or people-can be driven to have sex with those outside their socially-exclusive pair bond. ... In other words, giving a shot of oxytocin up the nose of bonded men tended to reinforce monogamy. This finding supports work by ... It also conflates social monogamy with sexual monogamy, assuming that these complicated sets of behaviors are one and the same ... Many bonded males are happy to have sex with another female if they happen to run across one that's in heat and willing. But ...
  http://www.slate.com/articles/health_and_science/medical_examiner/2012/11/the_brain_chemistry_of_social_and_sexual_monogamy.single.html
*  Concealed ovulation - Wikipedia
... supports the conclusion that sexual monogamy (though perhaps not social monogamy and/or pair bonding) was rare in early modern ... The pair bond would be very advantageous to the reproductive fitness of both partners throughout the period of pregnancy, ... In this way natural selection would favor the establishment of pair bonds in humans. To the extent that concealed ovulation ... Therefore, the increased copulations because of concealed ovulation are thought to have played a role in fostering pair bonds ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Concealed_ovulation
*  Rodent - Wikipedia
Some species of rodent are monogamous, with an adult male and female forming a lasting pair bond. Monogamy can come in two ... "A role for central vasopressin in pair bonding in monogamous prairie voles" (PDF). Letters to Nature. 365 (6446): 545-548. doi: ... The prairie vole is monogamous and forms a lifelong pair bond. Outside the breeding season, prairie voles live in close ... In obligate monogamy, both parents care for the offspring and play an important part in their survival. This occurs in species ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rodent
*  Part 1. Humans are (Blank) -ogamous - Patrick F. Clarkin, Ph.D.
... pair-bonding became imperative for females and practical for males. And monogamy - the human habit of forming a pair-bond with ... By pair-bonding, he doesn't mean strict monogamy as seen, for example, in gibbons. He uses it to differentiate both from ... is to explain how promiscuity was replaced by the pair bond" (that is, assuming the pair-bond has gained complete ascendancy). ... For pair-bonding to occur, preferential relations between partners are required but in this sense, both serial monogamy and ...
  https://kevishere.com/2011/07/05/part-1-humans-are-blank-ogamous/
*  Lemur - Wikipedia
... although the mongoose lemur has been observed mating outside of its pair bond.[42] Monogamy is most common among nocturnal ... Jolly, A. (1998). "Pair-Bonding, Female Aggression and the Evolution of Lemur Societies". Folia Primatologica. 69: 1-13. doi: ... Ruffed lemurs have been shown to live in fission-fusion societies,[42] and Indri forms pair bonds.[102] ... "pair bonds", and "multi-male group".[102] Nocturnal lemurs are mostly solitary but social, foraging alone at night but often ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lemurs
*  Bastiat Blogger: February 2010
... pair-bonding became imperative for females and practical for males. And monogamy---the human habit of forming a pair-bond with ... One of her theories is that both the romantic love and the pair-bonding systems are part of the human evolutionary heritage ... Personality Compatibilities Drive Long-Term Pair-Bonding Success. It is in her work with Internet match-making site Chemistry. ... Note that Fisher's mandate was to define success by long-term pair-bonding, not by immediate sexual attraction or exciting ...
  http://bastiatblogger.blogspot.com/2010_02_01_archive.html
*  Chastity: not just for religious folk » Undivided Looking
... "pair bonding" then neurochemistry shouldn't be evidence for it. You can observe a species to see if they pair-bond. Humans ... but there's some evidence that humans might sometimes and that this monogamy thing has really been catching on in the last few ... Science can (potentially, eventually) tell us *if* humans pair-bond, but it can never tell us if humans *should* pair-bond. You ... Judging from the "varieties" under wikipedia's definition (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pair_bond), pair-bonding is not a very ...
  http://www.wall.org/~aron/blog/chastity-not-just-for-religious-folk/
*  Sialis Glossary (terms related to bluebirding): what is a... (definitions) ornithology
Extra-pair copulation: For a pair bonded bird (e.g., one that is nesting), mating with a different male or female. Male ... Monogamy: mating with only one member of the opposite sex at a time, i.e., one male mates with one female in an exclusive pair ... Pair bond: the association between two birds who have come together for reproduction; can be short-term (lasting only through ... Extra-pair fertilization: Fertilized egg resulted from an extra-pair copulation.. *Eye line: line of feathers in front of or ...
  http://sialis.org/glossary.htm
*  Rock-haunting ringtail possum - Wikipedia
... consistent characteristic of obligate monogamy displayed by this species is the existence of cohesive and persistent pair bonds ... which is a measure of bond 'strength'. However, males maintained the pair bond at a higher rate than females. Both sexes shared ... Both sexes of this species maintain strong pair bonds, as shown by the wide array of maintenance behaviours, ... of long-lasting bonds between parents and young seen in the family of this species is another attribute of obligate monogamy. ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rock-haunting_ringtail_possum
*  Human bonding - Wikipedia
The term pair bond originated in 1940 in reference to mated pairs of birds; referring to a monogamous or relatively monogamous ... Whilst some form of monogamy may characterize around 90% of bird species, in mammals long-term pairing (beyond the brief ... Of all human bonds, the maternal bond (mother-infant relationship) is one of the strongest. The maternal bond begins to develop ... Limerent-Limerent bond: define relationships in which both partners are limerent. The constitution of these bonds may vary over ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Human_bonding
*  Thomas R. Insel - Wikipedia
Oxytocin and the related hormone vasopressin were also found to be critical for pair bonding in adult prairie voles. The Insel ... that did not pair bond) had brain receptors for oxytocin and vasopressin in different brain circuits, suggesting a mechanism ... for the evolution of monogamy in mammals.[citation needed] In 1994 Insel was recruited to Emory University to direct the Yerkes ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_R._Insel