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Oxytocin promotes social bonding in dogs
Oxytocin promotes good social behaviors between dogs, other dogs, and humans.
When good behaviors in dogs occurred, oxytocin was released
emotional and behavioral responses of dogs towards humans may be regulated by living in the same space and having social relationship.
closer social proximity was also enhanced with the administering of oxytocin
territoriality was also increased
The intake of oxytocin spray is transferred to the brain via transnasal penetration
It was determined that natural selection favors processes in the brain that promote the continuation of social relationships.
An organisms fitness is affected by social bonds formed with other organisms.
social bonds with the opposit sex will result in great chances of mating and spreading genetics.
assistance in rasing and protecting offspring
Reduction in death rates and an increase in mental health
promotes lactation and parturition in mammals
it is a neuropeptide produced in the hypothalamus of mammals
There is a link between parental/pair bonding and unrelated social relationships in mammals. unrelated to It is suggested that the same hormones and endocrine in the brain
It is suggested that the same hormones and endocrine systems promote social relationships and parental behavior.
the neurological mechanisms in same species bonds also regulate bonds between individuals of different species.
Romero T, Nagasawa M, et al. 2014. Oxytocin promotes social bonding in dogs. PNAS. 111(25):9085-9090.
Question: what would this study look like if performed on Aves?
Aves are generally social creatures within their own species and have complex mating rituals. This would make for interesting results.