A collection of writings and resources on the relationship between odour and sexuality – and the way that the perfume industry uses these in chemistry and marketing.
Sex / Pheromones
Freud had huge issues with the way humans react to smell.
Interrogating the human/animal relation in Freud’s Civilization and its Discontents byNicholas Ray
Freud’s Nose by Nick Totton
Psychology dictionary: Smell (and Freud)
Olfaction and Sexuality by Michael Buxbaum, MD
Six gross things you might find in perfume by Abbey Hull
The Truth About Pheromones By Sarah Everts
The New Speed Dating Craze Is Smelling Your Suitors’ Armpits by VICE
The Chemistry of Death and Desire by Nuri
Scent Triggers / Proust Effect
The Proust Phenomenon and psychoanalysis by Dr Virginia Barry M.D.
Your Brain Remembers Strangers by Their Smell By Cari Romm
Proustian Products are Preferred: The Relationship Between Odor-Evoked Memory and Product Evaluation
Haruko Sugiyama, Akiko Oshida, Paula Thueneman, Susan Littell, Atsushi Katayama, Mitsuyoshi Kashiwagi, Satoshi Hikichi & Rachel S. Herz
Old Spice and Kantar China Release “Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus, Body Odor Report”
The Nine Most Romantic Scents That Inspire Attraction by Alpha Aromatics
The Smell of Love Why do some people smell better to you? A look at how human body odor influences sexual attraction By F. Bryant Furlow