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16228Re: [evol-psych] Re: Fatherhood is bad for sex life and makes men fat - study

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  • Irwin Silverman
    Jan 1, 2002
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      On Tue, 1 Jan 2002, Bernhard Fink wrote:

      > Wynne-Edwards has published a few very good papers on the relationships
      > between steroid (estradiol, testosterone, and cortisol) and peptide
      > (oxytocin, vasopressin, and prolactin) hormones and the expression of
      > mammalian paternal behavior. In sum, he suggests that men becoming fathers
      > for the first time are similar to their female partners (i.e., there are
      > homologous neuroendocrine circuits in male and females).

      That is Kathy, his grandaughter, a biology prof at Queens
      University in Kingston, Ontario. V. Wynne-Edwards passed on several
      years ago.
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