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What's Love Got to Do With It?: Attraction, Evolution and Sex

Human Chemical Communication: Should We Fear Pheromones?

Saturday, May 29, 2010, 12:30 PM - 12:50 PM
Constitution Ballroom

Charles J. Wysocki

Charles J. Wysocki
Monell Chemical Senses Center

Mammalian pheromones take various forms. Primers act on endocrine or neuroendocrine systems. Signaler pheromones provide information about the sender. Modulators alter mood or emotional states. Releaser pheromones elicit specific behavioral responses and have often been associated with sexual attractants. Examples of each will be discussed with specific focus on humans.

 
Subject Area: What’s Love Got to Do With It?: Attraction, Evolution and Sex

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