Why Single People Smell Different by William Park

Why Single People Smell Different by William Park

About once every ten years, articles like this one come out – I’ve been seeing these kinds of news stories going back to the 1980s or the 1990s.

Sometimes they talk about research showing that women put out different pheromones when they’re having their periods than when they’re not, things like that.

I have no idea why researchers or anyone finds this of any import or news-worthy. Seems kind of weird to me.

(Link): Why Single People Smell Different by William Park

Excerpts:

There is a wealth of psychological and biological information stored in our scent, but for some reason we choose to ignore it.

June 21, 2021

…Our body odour can reveal details about our health, like the presence of diseases (cholera smells sweet and acute diabetes like rotten apples). “It can also reveal information about our diet,” says Mehmet Mahmut, an olfaction and odour psychologist at Macquarie University, Australia.

“There are a couple of studies that kind of contradict, but my group found that the more meat you consume the more pleasant your BO smells.”

Men find women’s body odour more pleasant and attractive during the follicular phase of the menstrual cycle, when women are most fertile, and least pleasant and attractive during menstruation.

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Single Men Are Smellier Than Those Who Have a Partner, Study Claims (And It May Help Signal Their Relationship Status to Women)

Single Men Are Smellier Than Those Who Have a Partner, Study Claims (And It May Help Signal Their Relationship Status to Women)

(Link): Single Men Are Smellier Than Those Who Have a Partner, Study Claims (And It May Help Signal Their Relationship Status to Women)

Excerpts:

By Cheyenne MacDonald, Feb 2019

Single men tend to have stronger body odor than their coupled counterparts, according to a new study.

And, it may actually work in their favor.

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