Common Scents

The Great Pheromone Myth (opinion/review)

Dr. Richard L Doty misrepresents the truth about pheromones as he redefines the term in an attempt to convince others that mammalian pheromones do not exist. The truth is that no sensory stimulus from the social environment (e.g, an environment containing other members of the same species) determines anything about mammalian behavior in an invariant way.