Tag: "temperament" at biology news
Temperament linked to onset of cancer and early death in female rats
...ensive of new experiences as infants maintain that temperament
and die earlier from mammary and pituitary tumors ...cause the findings have identified a difference in temperament
that is associated with the onset of cancer, the findings may have implications for research on the ...
'Executive' monkeys influenced by other executives, not subordinates
... Platt, "So, now we have an excellent model of how temperament
or status can modulate the strength of these two seemingly independent attention systems -- cognitive and reflexive -- in the brain. We can begin to trace the neural pathways by which social information feeds into the structures that control the eyes...
Depression gene may weaken mood-regulating circuit
...a standard scale of "harm avoidance," an inherited temperament
trait associated with depression and anxiety, was ...now, it's been hard to relate amygdala activity to temperament
and genetic risk for depression," said Dr. Andreas Meyer-Lindenberg, a lead author. "This study sugg...
Researchers reveal secrets of flying snakes
...cal rainforests of South and Southeast Asia. Their temperament
varies from species to species, and from individual to individual, but all five species of flying snakes are in the Colubridae family and officially are classified as harmless. Flying snakes secrete mild venom that is only dangerous to their small p...