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Wednesday, 17 August 2011

What Are Pheromones? Do Humans Have Pheromones?

A pheromone is a chemical an animal produces which changes the behavior of another animal of the same species (animals include insects). Some describe pheromones as behavior-altering agents. Many people do not know that pheromones trigger other behaviors in the animal of the same species, apart from sexual behavior.

Pheromones, unlike most other hormones are ectohormones - they act outside the body of the individual that is secreting them - they impact a behavior on another individual. Hormones usually only affect the individual that is secreting them.Read more on:

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  1. Studies by both UC Berkley and the University of Chicago have confirmed the existence of human pheromones.