Explaining a good theory

A theory that you can’t explain to a bartender is probably no damn good. ~ Ernest Rutherford, (1871-1937) As quoted in The Language of God (2006) by Francis Collins, p.60

Scientific fact: Chemicals associated with nutrition and food odors cause the development of food preferences.

Scientific theory: Chemicals associated with people and social odors cause the development of social preferences.

Scientific theory: Pheromones are social odors that cause animals to develop species specific preferences like mate preferences.

Scientific fact: Spices are associated with food odors that enhance the appeal of food.

Extending scientific facts established in studies of other animals to people: Pheromones are chemicals associated with socialization that enhance the appeal of most people. Scent of Eros™ products contain human pheromones that enhance the appeal of people.

Scientific fallacy: Visual, auditory, and tactile cues cause our animalistic attraction to other people.

Scientific fact: No evidence from any animal species suggests that anything other than odors can directly effect the hormone-driven development of preferences for food or other people. Other sensory input can only be associated with the olfactory/pheromonal cause of our preferences for food and our sexual preferences.

“…when viewed from the consistency of animal models and conditioned behaviors, food odors are obviously more important to food selection than is our visual perception of food. Animal models affirm that food odor makes food either appealing or unappealing. Animal models reaffirm that it is the pheromones of other animals that makes them either appealing or unappealing.” (Kohl, in press).

About James V. Kohl 1307 Articles
James Vaughn Kohl was the first to accurately conceptualize human pheromones, and began presenting his findings to the scientific community in 1992. He continues to present to, and publish for, diverse scientific and lay audiences, while constantly monitoring the scientific presses for new information that is relevant to the development of his initial and ongoing conceptualization of human pheromones. Recently, Kohl integrated scientific evidence that pinpoints the evolved neurophysiological mechanism that links olfactory/pheromonal input to genes in hormone-secreting cells of tissue in a specific area of the brain that is primarily involved in the sensory integration of olfactory and visual input, and in the development of human sexual preferences. His award-winning 2007 article/book chapter on multisensory integration: The Mind’s Eyes: Human pheromones, neuroscience, and male sexual preferences followed an award winning 2001 publication: Human pheromones: integrating neuroendocrinology and ethology, which was coauthored by disinguished researchers from Vienna. Rarely do researchers win awards in multiple disciplines, but Kohl’s 2001 award was for neuroscience, and his 2007 “Reiss Theory” award was for social science. Kohl has worked as a medical laboratory scientist since 1974, and he has devoted more than twenty-five years to researching the relationship between the sense of smell and the development of human sexual preferences. Unlike many researchers who work with non-human subjects, medical laboratory scientists use the latest technology from many scientific disciplines to perform a variety of specialized diagnostic medical testing on people. James V. Kohl is certified with: * American Society for Clinical Pathology * American Medical Technologists James V. Kohl is a member of: * Society for Neuroscience * Society for Behavioral Neuroendocrinology * Association for Chemoreception Sciences * Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality * International Society for Human Ethology * American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science * Mensa, the international high IQ society