Psychology & Psychiatry

Human screams communicate at least six emotions

Human screams signal more than fear and are more acoustically diverse than previously thought, according to a study published April 13th 2021 in the open-access journal PLOS Biology by Sascha Frühholz of the University of ...

Neuroscience

How the brain folds to fit

During fetal development of the mammalian brain, the cerebral cortex undergoes a marked expansion in surface area in some species, which is accommodated by folding of the tissue in species with most expanded neuron numbers ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Hair in "stress": analyse with care

Similar to humans, wild animals' reaction to disturbance is accompanied by releasing hormones, including cortisol. To understand the impact of various stress factors on wildlife—for example, competition for food, encounters ...

Mammalian Species

Mammalian Species is an academic journal published by the American Society of Mammalogists. Every year, the journal publishes accounts of 25–35 mammal species. The articles summarize the current literature about each mammal. The systematics, genetics, fossil history, distribution, anatomy, physiology, behavior, ecology and conservation of the species is described. The journal has been published since 1969. Over 800 mammals have been covered; over 750 of these accounts are available online.

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