Subliminally Perceived Odours Modulate Female Intrasexual Competition: An Eye Movement Study

@inproceedings{Parma2012SubliminallyPO,
  title={Subliminally Perceived Odours Modulate Female Intrasexual Competition: An Eye Movement Study},
  author={Valentina Parma and Roberto Tirindelli and Angelo Bisazza and Stefano Massaccesi and Umberto Castiello},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND Evidence suggests that subliminal odorants influence human perception and behavior. It has been hypothesized that the human sex-steroid derived compound 4,16-androstadien-3-one (androstadienone) functions as a human chemosignal. The most intensively studied steroid compound, androstadienone is known to be biologically relevant since it seems to convey information about male mate quality to women. It is unclear if the effects of androstadienone are menstrual cycle related… CONTINUE READING
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