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The great pheromone myth

Author: Richard L Doty
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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It is a must-have reference for biologists, psychologists, neuroscientists, and readers interested in animal behavior, ecology, and evolution.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard L Doty
ISBN: 9780801893476 080189347X
OCLC Number: 892949224
Description: 1 vol. (XI-278 p.) : ill. ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
What is a mammalian pheromone? --
Mammals are not insects --
Scent marking --
The elusive snarks : case studies of nonhuman mammalian "releasing" pheromones --
The elusive snarks : case studies of nonhuman mammalian "priming" pheromones --
Human pheromones --
Implications.
Responsibility: Richard L. Doty.
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Doty shakes up the field by challenging the sloppy research that some pheromone claims are based on. * Australian Science * A very thorough review of the literature on presumed mammalian pheromones. Read more...

 
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