1995 - APA Award for Distinguished Scientific Contributions to Psychology, American Psychological Association
1969 - Fellow of the American Psychological Association (APA)
1965 - Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
Developmental psychology, Physiology, Amygdala, Social relation and Primate are his primary areas of study. His study brings together the fields of Titi and Developmental psychology. His research in Physiology intersects with topics in Socioemotional selectivity theory, Aggression and Squirrel monkey.
His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Ibotenic acid and Macaque. His research links Pair bond with Social relation. While the research belongs to areas of Primate, William A. Mason spends his time largely on the problem of Social psychology, intersecting his research to questions surrounding Adrenal cortex.
William A. Mason mostly deals with Developmental psychology, Social relation, Amygdala, Primate and Titi. The Aggression research William A. Mason does as part of his general Developmental psychology study is frequently linked to other disciplines of science, such as Object Attachment, therefore creating a link between diverse domains of science. William A. Mason focuses mostly in the field of Social relation, narrowing it down to matters related to Captivity and, in some cases, Temperament.
His Amygdala research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Basal ganglia, Ibotenic acid, Physiology and Social cognition. His research investigates the connection between Primate and topics such as Social psychology that intersect with issues in Animal ecology and Cognitive psychology. His research on Titi also deals with topics like
His primary areas of investigation include Neuroscience, Amygdala, Developmental psychology, Pair bond and Primate. When carried out as part of a general Neuroscience research project, his work on Central nervous system and Macaque is frequently linked to work in Sympathetic nervous system, Social genomics and Viral pathogenesis, therefore connecting diverse disciplines of study. His studies deal with areas such as Basal ganglia, Ibotenic acid and Physiology as well as Amygdala.
His Developmental psychology study incorporates themes from Arousal, Social environment, Social group, Adult male and Novelty. His Pair bond study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Endocrinology, Glucose uptake and Internal medicine. His research integrates issues of Stimulus and Titi in his study of Primate.
William A. Mason mainly investigates Neuroscience, Amygdala, Serotonin transporter, Developmental psychology and Endocrinology. Basal ganglia and Ibotenic acid are subfields of Neuroscience in which his conducts study. William A. Mason performs multidisciplinary study in the fields of Amygdala and Ventral pallidum via his papers.
His work carried out in the field of Developmental psychology brings together such families of science as Social environment, Rhesus macaque and Social group. His studies in Endocrinology integrate themes in fields like Morning, Internal medicine and Pair bond. His study looks at the intersection of Pair bond and topics like Vasopressin with Primate.
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Increased social fear and decreased fear of objects in monkeys with neonatal amygdala lesions.
M. D. Prather;P. Lavenex;M. L. Mauldin-Jourdain;W. A. Mason.
The effects of bilateral lesions of the amygdala on dyadic social interactions in rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta).
Nathan J. Emery;John P. Capitanio;William A. Mason;Christopher J. Machado.
Behavioral Neuroscience (2001)
Primate social conflict
William A. Mason;Sally P. Mendoza.
The amygdala: is it an essential component of the neural network for social cognition?
David G Amaral;John P Capitanio;John P Capitanio;Melissa Jourdain;Melissa Jourdain;William A Mason;William A Mason.
Social stress results in altered glucocorticoid regulation and shorter survival in simian acquired immune deficiency syndrome
John P. Capitanio;Sally P. Mendoza;Nicholas W. Lerche;William A. Mason.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (1998)
Contrasting responses to intruders and to involuntary separation by monogamous and polygynous New World monkeys.
Sally P. Mendoza;William A. Mason.
Physiology & Behavior (1986)
Effects of maternal mobility on the development of rocking and other behaviors in rhesus monkeys: a study with artificial mothers.
William A. Mason;Gershon Berkson.
Developmental Psychobiology (1975)
The Development of Social Behavior Following Neonatal Amygdala Lesions in Rhesus Monkeys
M. D. Bauman;P. Lavenex;W. A. Mason;J. P. Capitanio.
Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience (2004)
Parental division of labour and differentiation of attachments in a monogamous primate (Callicebus moloch)
Sally P. Mendoza;William A. Mason.
Animal Behaviour (1986)
Serotonin transporter expression is predicted by early life stress and is associated with disinhibited behavior in infant rhesus macaques
E. L. Kinnally;E. R. Tarara;W. A. Mason;S. P. Mendoza.
Genes, Brain and Behavior (2010)
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