Researchers believe that our unique bodily scent plays a larger role in our social lives than we know. Now, social media entrepreneurs are putting that science to the test. Can you sniff your way to love? Everyone knows that to find true love, you have to be yourself.
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The Truth About Pheromones | Science | Smithsonian Magazine
The attractive powers of pheromones scented sex hormones have often been exaggerated — not least by advertisers trying to sell pheromone-based scents and sprays which they claim will make men irresistible to women. Widely publicised research findings on female sensitivity to male pheromones have also led some men to believe that the odour of their natural sweat is highly attractive to women. Women are indeed highly sensitive to male pheromones, particularly around ovulation, but many popular assumptions about the effects of these pheromones are the result of misinterpretation and over-simplification of the research results. All male pheromones are not equally attractive, and some of the myths stem from an understandable confusion over their names. The male pheromone androstenone is not the same as androstenol.
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I f you can get in close enough, checking out someone's smell is a valuable way of finding Mr or Ms Right. Despite our aversion to smell and our much reduced olfactory areas in the brain at least compared to dogs and horses we are in fact surprisingly sensitive to it. Newborn babies and their mothers can identify each other by smell alone within hours of the birth — which is one reason why we now like to make sure that the baby goes straight on the mother's breast as soon as it is born. This is something that we share with most other mammals.