Tag Archive: LH

Archive for Sexology. Author’s copy: The Mind’s Eyes (21092 words)

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The Archive for Sexology where the author’s copy of this award-winning article has been available for several years has been solely supported for 10 years by the efforts and expenses of Professor Erwin Haeberle. I learned that he is unable…
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Pharmacogenomics

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“The gene, cell, tissue, organ, organ-system pathway is a neuroscientifically established link between sensory input and behavior. Marts and Resnick (2007) stress the importance of this pathway in the context of a systems biology approach to pharmacogenomics.” (Kohl, 2012) “Naftolin…
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The importance of olfactory receptors

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Smell Turns Up in Unexpected Places By ALEX STONEOCT. 13, 2014 Excerpt: “I’ve been arguing for the importance of these receptors for years,” said Dr. Hatt, who calls himself an ambassador of smell, and whose favorite aromas are basil, thyme…
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Unassailable evidence vs assumptions

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Putting the theory before the data: Is “massive modularity” a necessary foundation of evolutionary psychology? Excerpt 1) “Anyone who attends HBES, EHBEA, ISHE or any of the other conferences dedicated to the approach will discover that new fields of study…
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Non-evolutionary facts predict ovulatory shifts

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Round 2: Ovulatory Cycles and Shifting Preferences Excerpt: “…ovulatory shifts are intriguing because they represent an original prediction of evolutionary theory, but are not predicted by non-evolutionary theoretical frameworks.” My comment: The shifts do not represent an original prediction of…
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Drunks and Monkeys: Pseudoscientific nonsense

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Drunks and Monkeys Understanding our primate ancestors’ relationship with alcohol can inform its use by modern humans. By Robert Dudley | June 1, 2014 Excerpt: “…if the right kinds of bacteria are also present, fermentation will stabilize certain foodstuffs (think cheese, yogurt, sauerkraut,…
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Mammalian pheromones and luteinizing hormone (LH)

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Processing by the main olfactory system of chemosignals that facilitate mammalian reproduction Excerpt: “…documents the essential role of the main olfactory system in the pheromonal facilitation of neuroendocrine and behavioral aspects of reproduction among a wide range of non-primate mammals.” My comment:…
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Late emerging epigenetic effects

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The effects of perinatal testosterone exposure on the DNA methylome of the mouse brain are late-emerging Excerpt:  “…the emergence of sex differences in the brain may be a gradual process that is cemented over the organism’s life. Our data provide…
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Creation of new species

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1. “Genetically altered mice are a powerful experimental tool, but the extent to which recent positive selection in humans acts on pathways and amino-acid residues that have been conserved across mammalian evolution is uncertain.” Evolutionary genomics: Detecting selection 2. “we…
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Nutrient-dependent pheromone-controlled autism spectrum disorders

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Functional connectivity in the first year of life in infants at-risk for autism: a preliminary near-infrared spectroscopy study Brandon Keehn, Jennifer Wagner, Helen Tager-Flusberg, and Charles A Nelson Excerpt: Although we are currently unable to determine whether differences in [increased]…
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