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ewaldrep's Avatar Jump to comment 16 by ewaldrep

There were already apparently many "childish" comments but I thought it was a rather crude manner of expressing a psychological phenomena such as attractiveness being associated with higher "perception" of intelligence and promotions. I am not sure, are the great tits, or other birds for matter, affected by phermones in a similar manner to mammals? If I'm not mistaken, there is evidence for the release of oxytocin in response to phermone stimulation. I wonder if anybody has investigated neurobiological substrates of the long term neighboring great tits?

Wed, 25 Apr 2012 16:49:27 UTC | #937260