Title

Androgen-Related Behavior in the Squirrel Monkey: An Issue That is Nothing to Sneeze At

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

9-1980

Abstract

This study investigated a purported scent-marking behavior, sneezing, in the squirrel monkey. Sneezing occurred more often in males than in females, varied in frequency with the phase of the reproductive cycle in both males and females, and was positively correlated with male testosterone levels during the period when the most sneezing occurred. These results suggest androgen involvement in sneezing and are consistent with the notion that sneezing is a scent-marking behavior in this species.

DOI

10.1016/S0163-1047(80)90959-0

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