without human pheromones we would not survive long enough to develop genetically predisposed hormonally controlled preferences for the visual appeal of other people
Attempts to discuss the role of nutrient chemicals and pheromones in cognitive neuroscience discussion groups have met with outright hostility. So, let’s wait another week, month, or year until the convergence becomes perfectly clear.
The honeybee model organism suggests that cognition is not required. This raises the question of whether or not we could train honeybees to not exhibit behaviors that we think are altruistic.