Study reveals the precise hypothalamic neurons associated with mating motivation in mice. The findings could lead to new treatments for psychiatric disorders which do not impact libido.
Darcin, a sex pheromone named after Jane Austen's famous Mr. Darcy, alters cells in the brain's emotional center of female mice, giving them the power to assess sexual readiness and help with mate selection.
A new study reports female guppies with smaller brain mass can distinguish between attractive males, but do not find them more appealing or choose to mate with them over less attractive guppies. Researchers say the study sheds new light of the link between mate preference and cognitive ability.
Researchers report male fruit flies can adjust the amplitude of his courtship song, depending on how far away the female is.
Researchers have identifies a brain circuit that allows female crickets to automatically identify the chirps of males through rhythmic pulses in their mating calls.
A new study explores how a the neural circuitry of a fly assesses the sutability of a potential mate.