Sexual preference is influenced by males' adolescent social stress history and social status, according to a research team including Nicole "Seeking sex," assistant professor of psychology at Binghamton University, State University of New York.
Cameron, along with Cheryl McCormick from Brock University in Ontario, Canada, tested the hypotheses that social stress in adolescence decreases the "attractiveness" of male rats as sexual partners and that dominance status is a protective factor against the effects of social stress, when it comes to finding
Seeking sex sexual partner. The team's main prediction was that females would spend more time with control males than stressed males, and that this bias would be greater for submissive than for dominant rats.
The team subjected a group of male rats to social stress during adolescence, forcing the rats to change cage-partners regularly and establish their dominance in a
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Among dominant pairs, female rats preferred the stressed males, spending more time with and visiting them more often.
Among submissive pairs, females spent more time with control males than with social stress males. The results show that experience of stress in adolescence leads to long-lasting changes in males that are perceptible to females, are moderated by social status and influence sexual behavior. But in the subordinate animals, the animals that were stressed during adolescence were not favored anymore.
So, not only is the female capable of selecting partners as a function of social stressors that they have during adolescence, but she can tell which animal is subordinate and which animal is dominant when she gets tested, and she gets to choose between the two of them," said Cameron.
The male that was stressed during adolescence and is a submissive animal is really the loser, because the female will not go toward him as much. If a male received a social stressor during adolescence but survived this and became a dominant animal, the female is more likely to like this male compared to the control male that didn't suffer But animals that suffer stress and became a submissive animal, Seeking sex makes him a double loser, and the female will not spend time with him.
According to Cameron, this is the first time that researchers have studied the effects of social stress and the establishment of dominance, on female choice for a partner in rodents. Cameron thinks that the results could lead to a better understanding of the effects of environmental stress on human reproduction. It's possible that environmental stressors are one of the variables that influence capacity for people to have children on their own," she said. Cameron and her colleagues want to look at animals that
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The paper, "The sexual preference of female rats is influenced by males' adolescent social stress history and social status," was published in Hormones and Behavior. Fish sperm race for reproductive success. McCormick et al, The sexual preference of female rats is influenced by males' adolescent social stress history and social status, Hormones and Behavior Norwegian researchers show that the sperm of Arctic char, a cold-water fish common to alpine lakes, swim at different speeds in different fluids, on whether the fish are dominant or submissive.
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Adjust slider to filter visible comments by rank. What what a stretch to justify this sort of play as work research by claiming it might explain why human couples might have trouble conceiving. Keep this up in the age of Trump, and we're going to see science budgets savaged using pointless, hard to justify research like this as justification.
While it makes sense to use rats for medical research, it becomes comically absurd to use them to understand the human mind. Seeking sex much as we share as mammals our minds are simply too different for rats to be useful in learning about our own conditioning especially since all that is learned is as a result of rats being in extremely controlled conditions.
That's something that save for prisons is not equatable among humans. And our brains exist for the sole purpose of conveying genes from one gen to the next, just like the rest of us. Because of competition among equals, this has become a very complex endeavor. But as the study above shows, female genes have gotten very adept at discerning quality.
Our genes are much better at choosing suitable mates than we are. The male formula for success is to impregnate as many females as possible. A female has much more time and effort invested in each pregnancy and therefore wants to choose the best possible donor for each and every child she wishes to bear. per the article the best way to judge coping mechanisms in a male is to pit him against other males, or to ascertain in some fashion how he has fared in past competition.
You have made a very common mistake. Most humans only have a few children. Go on Otto, count the amount of children YOU have, vs the amount of partners you have had, or the amount of times you Seeking sex had Seeking sex. Our repro rate developed to Seeking sex. Reproduction is so pleasurable precisely because it is so important.
Groups that didn't grow as fast as their competition did not survive. You cannot separate sex from conception.
They are 2 parts of one thing. But regarding non-procreative sex, many species have evolved methods of coping with overpopulation. Rabbit females in overcrowded warrens will absorb unborn fetuses. Firstborn chicks will push unmatched eggs out of the nest. It is not unreasonable to consider whether gaydom and anorexia are epigenetic responses to perceived overcrowding, or that oral and anal sex were the first contraceptives apart from their obvious role in sharing the microbiome.
In addition to our tropical repro rate, the size of the human head makes bearing children painful and dangerous. The older a woman gets the more she will fear and resist pregnancy, and want to offer her partner alternatives. Further, the religions that have survived are the ones best designed to outgrow and overrun their competitors. Women in these cultures are compelled to make babies until it kills them.
Up until very recently most forms of non-procreative sex were considered serious crimes because the formula for filling up colonies, overwhelming indigenes, and spreading Seeking sex culture was a religious one.
Seeking sex the world is now full and the emphasis has shifted from quantity to quality. The new world order is female.
They now have the freedom in the west to decide when or if to bear. And this explains why sex is now a pleasant pastime rather than the sacred duty
Seeking sex used to be. One half in Russia. This in addition to the hundreds of millions that have been prevented entirely. We might say that the rockefeller foundation was solely responsible for preventing ww3. I lost a lot Seeking sex the above post in between refs on edit. I wish physorg would fix this. And in my first post 'unmatched' per spellcheck is 'unhatched'.
Soviet science went through a period of this when all science was made subordinate to politics. Very little of any was discovered or created in this time.
Before now, reason 'trumped' tomfoolery but now in the age of 'Trump', foolish dogma will substitute for reason. The lights are going out all over America and soon the rest of the world, and will not be re-lit for a long time. Already the papers portend revenge for 'lese Presidential majeste' will become "Seeking sex" real threat to real careers. This research will be used to justify muscular inferiority as 'unfitness to reproduce' no matter what the mental capacity. Like the old Seeking sex in the muscle adds about the 90 pound weakling who had sand kicked into his eyes by the 'jocks'.