The Leonard Lopate Show Published by The Leonard Lopate Show Please Explain: Pheromones Download this audio Want to embed this player? Use the code below. More info. <iframe frameborder="0" scrolling="no" height="130" width="100%" src="https://www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/wnyc/#file=/audio/json/58802/&share=1"></iframe> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend Our latest Please Explain is all about pheromones, chemicals released by animals that influence physiology or behavior, from how we communicate to how we choose mates. We'll be joined by Dr. Stuart Firestein, professor in the Department of Biological Sciences at Columbia University, and Dr. Tristram Wyatt, of the Department of Zoology, Oxford University, and author of Pheromones and Animal Behavior.