VANDENBERGH EFFECT

the impacts of chemical correspondence regarding influencing age of pubescence in rodent populaces. Adult males generate a scent which can escalate pubescence in young females, persisting on to earlier reproduction. Nonetheless, adult females generate scents which block pubescence in females. As an outcome, in low-density populaces where females are outnumbered by males, young females mature sooner, but in dense populaces with a multitude of adult females, young females mature more gradually, persisting onto a regulation of populace density.

VANDENBERGH EFFECT: "The Vandenbergh effect was aptly named for its founder, John G. Vandenbergh."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "VANDENBERGH EFFECT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/vandenbergh-effect/ (accessed August 17, 2019).
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