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Men and women who stare at goats…

August 8, 2011 James V. Kohl 0

…these authors know male morphology is not used by female goats for mate choice (e.g., they cite their own initial study in this regard). They also cite works that show female mammals are able to distinguish between and show preference for particular males using chemical cues alone.

Wikipedia comments by James V. Kohl

March 7, 2011 James V. Kohl 0

I’ve culled these comments from wikipedia as a means to collect some of my thoughts. If ever I can determine how to get permission to edit the wikipedia pages, I will update the information there.

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Study design| Psychophysics experiment | Perspective on conditioning

March 6, 2011 James V. Kohl 0

Psychophysics experiments incorporate obvious generalizations that are due to very low biological variability across different species of organisms. Obviously, one need not reinvent the wheel when common sense dictates that olfaction is a common sense across all mammalian species that sexually reproduce, and that pheromones influence the behavior of all these species.