Can We Smell The Sex We’re Attracted To?

Can We Smell The Sex We’re Attracted To?
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Humans secrete a ton of different chemicals, and some of them can influence other people’s behavior! Join Tara as she discusses pheromones, and how humans are able to smell who they’re attracted to!

Read More:
Is That a Man or a Woman? Trust Your Nose
http://news.sciencemag.org/biology/2014/05/man-or-woman-trust-your-nose
“Humans stink, and it’s wonderful. A few whiffs of a pillow in the morning can revive memories of a lover.”

Chemosensory Communication of Gender through Two Human Steroids in a Sexually Dimorphic Manner
http://www.cell.com/current-biology/abstract/S0960-9822(14)00327-3
“Recent studies have suggested the existence of human sex pheromones, with particular interest in two human steroids: androstadienone (androsta-4,16,-dien-3-one) and estratetraenol (estra-1,3,5(10),16-tetraen-3-ol).”

Sex pheromones may influence our perceptions of gender (Video)
http://media.aaas-science.org/services/player/bcpid618572355001?bckey=AQ~~,AAAADFlexpk~,loqkjB2yVJwXpvZvSdjalz1oUpEUGCue&bctid=3527487449001

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