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Love potion #98.5

  1. Sep 23, 2004 #1
    if you have read the name of this post you would know this has somwhat somthing to do with love i have heard a rumor that scientist are working on a chemical to enhance phyical attraction (actly i was watching it on the health channel lol) but still im wondering if it has somthing to do with our natral sent :yuck: but if they do come out with such a thing im buying their intire stock it should sell like crazy
     
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  3. Sep 23, 2004 #2
    Pheromones. Read about them.
     
  4. Sep 23, 2004 #3
    yep read about em
     
  5. Sep 27, 2004 #4
    pheromones do not make us more physically atractive
     
  6. Sep 27, 2004 #5
    And who says love is based on physical attraction?

    Besides, there are other things that make people more attractive aside from the way they look. The way they SMELL for example...

    Here's the definition from dictionary.com:

    pher·o·mone ( P ) Pronunciation Key (fr-mn)
    n.
    A chemical secreted by an animal, especially an insect, that influences the behavior or development of others of the same species, often functioning as an attractant of the opposite sex.

    There you have it.

    I'm sure someone else here may know more about it than I do. This is not a new idea, as far as I know.
     
  7. Sep 27, 2004 #6
    thanks i am glad i get more info
     
  8. Sep 28, 2004 #7
    as far as humans are concerned, it is still debated about the efficiencies of pheromones in humans. The role that it plays in animals in unquestionable, yet hardly as observable in humans. some other topics you might want to look into if you are interested in pheromones and such are copulins, etc.
     
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