The Hidden Power of Smell

How Chemicals Influence Our Lives and Behavior

  • Paul A. Moore

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
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About this book

Introduction

This book provides insight into an area that humans often take for granted. There are wonderful and exciting stories of organisms using chemical signals as a basis of a sophisticated communication system. In many instances, chemical signals can provide more detailed and accurate information than any other mode of communication, yet this world is hidden from us because of our focus on visual and auditory signals.

Keywords

Chemical ecology Chemical signals Human social cues Olfactory senses Pheromones

Authors and affiliations

  • Paul A. Moore
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  1. 1.Laboratory for Sensory EcologyBowling Green State UniversityBowling GreenUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-15651-4
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Earth and Environmental Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-15650-7
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-15651-4
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