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this would actually explain why mathematical genius John von Neumann stared at womens' legs while thinking
frankl shares deep observations about the human condition

"Since some mammals clearly use androstenone to communicate sexuality and dominance within a social hierarchy, it's intriguing to think whether the same thing may happen in humans," Vosshall says. "If so, what happens to humans who can't get the signal because they have the nonfunctional copy of the gene? Or the hyperfunctional one? What could be the social and sexual implications of this on one's perception of the smell of fellow humans?"
have anxious reactions to what typical persons would consider ordinary stimuli?