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Sex Science Is Nicer Than the Neighbors

Dr. Gloria Brame | Posted 02.12.2015 | Gay Voices
Dr. Gloria Brame

It's irksome to me when people reject sex science. Sex science is rational and non-judgmental about sexual diversity and biological phenomena, unlike a lot of the people around us.

Does Penis Size Matter?

The Huffington Post | Cate Matthews | Posted 08.08.2014 | Science

Does penis size really matter? As a new AsapScience YouTube video explains, there's a fascinating evolutionary history behind the human penis -- ho...

Touching WHAT Just May Turn Women On?

| Kathleen D Vohs | Posted 03.06.2014 | Science

It is often said that women and men are more different than similar. That’s not even mostly true; women and men are pretty similar. But there are a ...

Cunnilingus-assisted Orgasm May Not Be Such Mystery

Rob Brooks | Posted 09.07.2013 | Science
Rob Brooks

We biologists tend to forget that talk about sperm competition and cunnilingus-assisted orgasm induces many folks to squirm. It isn't the squirm factor here that gets my goat.

Sex Science: Controls Can Keep You From Fooling Yourself

Patricia Adair Gowaty | Posted 03.18.2013 | Science
Patricia Adair Gowaty

What might any scientist, perhaps one like A. J. Bateman, who did a foundational study in sexual selection, have done to save himself from his likely mistakes? Bateman might have used a control experiment to test if the assumptions of his methods were met.

Sex Science: 'The Best Part of 'Believe' Is the Lie' (Part 2)

Patricia Adair Gowaty | Posted 02.17.2013 | Science
Patricia Adair Gowaty

It is well-known that women have curious powers to reduce men to hysteria or violence. Less well-known is the power of promiscuous female flies to reduce scientists to apparently self-deceptive blindness to scientific facts.

7 Sex Myths Debunked

Agustín Fuentes | Posted 07.14.2012 | Books
Agustín Fuentes

Gender is a powerful reality; it is the perception and expectation of differences between males and females and it shapes both our bodies and our society. Gender differences are real and important, but they are not hard wired or even static. So let's bust some of those myths.

Weird Reasons To Have Sex | Posted 04.15.2012 | Weird News

Ever since Darwin popped off his big theory of evolution, we've all kind of presumed that everything we do -- the way we eat, the mates we choose, the...