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“Genes (are not) Activated by Sound!”

Snap, Crackle, Pop: The ridiculous proposal that genes are activated by sound dissolves into the background noise of unintelligent and unrealistic expectations inspired by journalism for the masses

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Human Pheromones and the Biology of Behavior

“Symptoms” of well-understood brain activity are clearly established via rewards and experience-dependent conditioned preferences that depend on hormonal changes driven by the effects of odors. Food odors and social odors elicit these “symptoms” of activity

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For ethologists: Observation does not trump molecular biology

Information here, from the human-ethology group, exemplifies confused thoughts about the biological basis of animal behavior.

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Human Pheromones and The Philosophy of Science

Those who continue to deny the importance of human pheromones will be among those who are replaced by a new generation that better understands molecular biology and thereby establishes a new scientific truth.

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Results: increased flirtatious behavior and self-reported attraction

…a chemical mixture of androstenol and androsterone increases flirtatious behavior in women within 15 minutes of exposure

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Presentation on Human Pheromones delivered on August 3, 2010

International Society of Human Ethology, August 1-5, 2010, Madison, Wisconsin J. V. Kohl Human Pheromones: Linking Neuroendocrinology and Ethology (revisited) Abstract The evolution of food…

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