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Desmond Morris Syndrome: No selective advantage

Desmond Morris Syndrome (DSM), where story-telling that incorporates evolutionary theory is better accepted than the basic principles of biology and levels of biological organization

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Olfactory modulation of visual perception

without human pheromones we would not survive long enough to develop genetically predisposed hormonally controlled preferences for the visual appeal of other people

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How Species Diversify

It is olfactory/pheromonal input that is responsible for the sensory drive and species diversity of Cichlids and the diversity of all species.

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Nobel laureate challenges psychologists to clean up their act

social priming doesn’t begin with a visual stimulus or a hormone like oxytocin in mammals. It begins with gene activation by a sensory stimulus

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Brain Activation Areas of Sexual Arousal with Olfactory Stimulation in Men

There is no direct link from visual or auditory stimuli that would explain any likelihood that spectral stimuli could classically condition the response to nutrient chemical associated with food odors.

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Human pheromones and the visual appeal of other people (Part one)

“The findings also provide a framework for understanding fascinating evolutionary questions, such as why humans of different ethnicities have distinct facial features and how these are embedded in our genome.”

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No fooling; visual appeal is not determined by what we see

Why is our response to other people enhanced by nudity? In other species with eyes, their visual response is enhanced by olfactory/pheromonal input.

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A Preoccupation With Modesty…

Sex on the brain: a fear of pheromones

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Human pheromones provide clues to personality

Study shows people can guess personality via body odor (Medical Xpress) — An interesting study conducted by Polish researchers Agnieszka Sorokowska, Piotr Sorokowski and Andrzej…

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Scents of Adolescence: Are you blind?

A flying mammal that relies on acoustic signaling for food acquisition helps make my case for the importance of olfactory/pheromonal input during the development of sexual preferences.

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