Chemosignals communicate human emotions.

  title={Chemosignals communicate human emotions.},
  author={Jasper H. B. de Groot and Monique A. M. Smeets and Annemarie Kaldewaij and Maarten J. A. Duijndam and G{\"u}n R. Semin},
  journal={Psychological science},
  volume={23 11},
Can humans communicate emotional states via chemical signals? In the experiment reported here, we addressed this question by examining the function of chemosignals in a framework furnished by embodied social communication theory. Following this theory, we hypothesized that the processes a sender experiences during distinctive emotional states are transmitted to receivers by means of the chemicals that the sender produces, thus establishing a multilevel correspondence between sender and receiver… CONTINUE READING
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