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Our goal during this quantity, as in quantity I, HormonaI Correlates of habit: A existence Span View, has been to supply a severe examine­ ment of the country of behavioral endocrinology as weIl because the extra traditional precis of extant information. every one contributor was once requested to probe the strengths and weaknesses of his zone as candidly as attainable. As aresult, we are hoping the reader will locate this quantity priceless as a reference resource and as a decent overview of our current be aware of­ ledge of the interplay among hormones and behaviour. R. L. Sprott Bar Harbor, 1975 B. E. Eleftheriou v members Robert Ader, Ph.D., division of Psychiatry, college of Rochester Schoo1 of drugs and Dentistry, Rochester, big apple 14642. F. R. Brush, Ph.D., Experimental Psychology Laboratory, Syracuse college, Syracuse, ny 13210. Robert M. Benson, M.D., Pediatric Endocrine health facility, kid's clinical and Surgical middle, The Johns Hopkins clinic and collage, Baltimore, Maryland 21205. John J. Christian, Sc.D., division of organic Sciences, Univer­ sity of recent York at Binghamton, Binghamton, ny 13901. David A. Edwards, Ph.D., division of Psychology, Emory college, Atlanta, Georgia 30304. Carl Eisdorfer, Ph.D., M.D., division of Psychiatry and Behaviora1 Sciences, institution of medication, collage of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98101. Basil E. Eleftheriou, Ph.D., The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, Maine 04609. Merri11 F. Elias, Ph.D., division of Psychology and All-University Gerontology middle, Syracuse collage, Syracuse, big apple 13210.

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This research has centered on the glucocorticosteroids such as cortisol and corticosterone which respond to stimulation by adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) elaborated by the adenohypophysis. A daily rhythm in the concentration of corticosteroids was first reported by Pincus (1943) who found a daily rhythm of urinary excretion of corticoid metabolites in young men. , 1962). In many of the animals investigated, the phase of the eortieoid rhythm is apparently eontrolled by the daily schedule of light and dark.

1964, Brain and heart eateeho1~ine leve1s after L-DOPA administration in reserpine treated miee: eorre1ations with a eonditioned avoidanee response. ) 5:178. , & HANSON, Lo Co Fo, 1964, Reversa1 of the reserpineindueed suppression of the eonditioned avoidanee response in the rat by L-DOPA. ) 6:239. , 1972, Loei determining eel1 surfaee a11oantigens. In RNA viruses and host genome in oneogenesis, p. 221-228. ---Bmme1ot & P. ). , Amsterd~. SPBOTT, Ro Lo, & ELEFTHERIOU, B. , 1974, Open-fie1d behavior in aging inbred miee.

Pineal Hypothesis · . . . . . . . . . Adrenal Hypothesis · . . . . . . . . . Photic Pathways . . . . . . . . . . Annual Cyeles ·.... .. Exogenous Control . . . ..... ~ünnings Exogenous and Endogenous Control Summary and Concluding Remarks • • References • • • • • • ... 507 508 508 5ll 512 514 515 516 516 522 524 INTRODUCTION Research in biological rhythms has grown rapid ly since 1960. However, the study of biological clocks is a relatively old area of research having begun almost 250 years ago.

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