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The Knowing Nose: Chemical Signals Communicate Human Emotions

The combination of chemicals in the mixture and the effects of the mixture on women’s behavior enables us to make the claim that the mixture is a mixture of human pheromones.

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Human pheromones: another attempt to change the concept

Extension to people of the molecular biology common to all species explains how cerebral activation of hormone-secreting neurons and processes commonly attributed to individual components of the model, like genes or hormones, results in genetically predisposed phenotypic expression

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Adaptive evolution or not: cone receptors in the eye vs odor receptors

Ingestive behavior and social behavior are odor receptor-mediated in all species (not just those that are sensitive to light) as would be expected due to the common molecular biology of all species.

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Human pheromones and the epigenetic effects of isolation

These results extend the requirement for mammalian pheromone-dependent myelination to human infants raised with minimal social contact. The absence of social odors (the pheromones) shows up in behavior caused by their otherwise “normal” epigenetic effects.

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Unconscious affects on incalculable genomic interactions

Kudos to them for moving us forward and away from random mutations theory to an era where geneticists and neuroscientists can examine sensory cause and effect in the proper perspective of an epigenetic continuum of unconscious affects on genomic interactions…

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ENCODE: extant vs extinct species and a clash of world views

…attention should be focused on the model organisms Bonasio and others, like me, have used to detail precisely how the differentiation of species, brains, and behaviors are driven by nutrient chemicals and pheromones.

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Epigenetic effects on the evolution of behavior

No mammal survives without the epigenetic effect of pheromones on species-specific differences in behavior, including sex differences in behavior.

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Chemical signaling may shed light on how the brain reacts to its environment

Most psychologists seem unwilling to admit they don’t know the difference between Pavlovian/classical conditioning and operant/respondent conditioning, perhaps because that would be an admission that they have never treated their clients effectively, which is well known to others whose psychological treatment has failed.

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Human pheromones and inner conflict about evolution (1102 words)

What the honeybee queen eats determines her pheromone production. Her pheromones determine everything else about the social interactions of the colony including the neuroanatomy of the worker bees’ brains.

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Human pheromones: Olfaction, odor receptors, learning, memory, mood, brains and behavior

The idea that ecological niches and social niches are the determinants of neurogenic niches, like those that develop with exposure to food odors and social odors, is one that is important to consider whether we intend to look at pharmacogenomics or to better understand the development of human behavior in the context of epigenetic effects of odors on brain development.

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