Essays about: "oxytocin receptors"

Found 2 essays containing the words oxytocin receptors.

  1. 1. On Empathy, Memory, and Genetics: What Role Does Human Age Play?

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Psykologiska institutionen

    Author : Julian Schöner; [2013]
    Keywords : empathy; item recognition; source memory; aging; emotion; oxytocin receptor; signal detection theory;

    Abstract : Empathy and memory are two central aspects that make us human. In the following work, I combined these two areas with genetics and asked how they would interrelate against the background of age. At study, 28 younger and 32 older adults went through an item recognition/source memory paradigm with neutral and emotional (i.e. READ MORE

  2. 2. The significance of oxytocin in canine mammary tumours

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Anatomy, Physiology and Biochemistry

    Author : Ingrid Bergman; [2012]
    Keywords : canine mammary carcinoma cells; oxytocin; oxytocin receptors;

    Abstract : Oxytocin is a hormone which plays a crucial role in many reproductive and behavioural functions. It affects many organs and the classical peripheral targets are the mammary glands during lactation and uterus during labour. READ MORE