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Chemical conditioning of food reward and drug addiction

Earlier this year I addressed the commonalities and the adaptive evolution of differences in systems-level and behavioral responses in the context of the FDA Critical Path Initiative and ASAM policy statement.

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Insect to human cognition

Attempts to discuss the role of nutrient chemicals and pheromones in cognitive neuroscience discussion groups have met with outright hostility. So, let’s wait another week, month, or year until the convergence becomes perfectly clear.

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Human pheromones, nutrition, DNA, epigenetics (2)

…you can now compare the science that’s behind the claims, unless the claims others make are for undisclosed active ingredients that somehow cause this affect on behavior (e.g., increased affection).

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The role of food in the evolution of maternal and paternal care in avian species

What did the early ethologists think was responsible for nutrient acquisition in surviving avian species?

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Smelling the difference between young and old

Nutrient chemicals in the ecological niche calibrate individual survival, and the nutrient chemicals metabolize to pheromones in the social niche, which standardize and control reproduction in all species.

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Passing On Stress

In species from microbes to man receptor-mediated changes caused by nutrient chemicals and pheromones alter intracellular signaling and stochastic gene expression.

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Human Pheromones: extremely technical representation of the concept

…nutrient chemicals establish the ecological niche of different bacterial species and that nutrient calibrated receptor-mediated events link the metabolism of nutrients to pheromones that standardize and control speciation

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Human Pheromones in Socioaffective Neuroscience & Psychology

The honeybee is a model organism for understanding the epigenetic link from food odors and social odors to neural networks of the mammalian brain, which ultimately determine human behavior.

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They are what they eat, and so are we

Shall we use the honeybee as a model for the epigenetic effects of olfactory/pheromonal input across species from microbes to man?

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Explaining a good theory

‘Animal models affirm that food odor makes food either appealing or unappealing. Animal models reaffirm that it is the pheromones of other animals that makes them either appealing or unappealing.”

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