Skin conductance and subjective assessments associated with the odour of 5-α-androstan-3-one

@article{Toller1983SkinCA,
  title={Skin conductance and subjective assessments associated with the odour of 5-$\alpha$-androstan-3-one},
  author={C. van Toller and Michael Kirk-Smith and N. Wood and J. Lombard and George H. Dodd},
  journal={Biological Psychology},
  year={1983},
  volume={16},
  pages={85-107}
}
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  • Psychology, Biology
    Comptes rendus de l'Academie des sciences. Serie III, Sciences de la vie
  • 2000
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