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Rebecca Adams grew up between New York, California and Texas, where she studied multimedia journalism at The University of Texas at Austin. She now lives in Brooklyn with an Australian and three houseplants perpetually on the verge of death.

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포르노가 미치는 영향에 대해 21명의 남자가 솔직하게 털어놨다

(1) Comments | Posted August 29, 2015 | 3:53 PM

사상 유례없이 포르노를 쉽게 접할 수 있게 된 시대다. 중심적인 동시에 양극화를 부르는 한 가지 질문이 있는 것 같다. 포르노는 젊은 남성들이 자신들의 섹슈얼리티에 대해 배우고 이해하는데 유해한가, 도움이 되는가?

남성들의 포르노 경험의 폭이 넓다보니 대답하기 힘들었던 질문이다. 포르노가 관계에 부담을 주고,

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Vergonha do corpo pode estar deixando as mulheres doentes de verdade, sugere estudo

(0) Comments | Posted August 28, 2015 | 5:04 PM

Estudos acadêmicos podem ser fascinantes... e muito confusos. Decidimos tirar todos os jargões científicos e explicá-los para você.

O cenário

Com toda a pressão para as mulheres parecerem esticadas, magras e eternamente jovens, a autoobjetificação infelizmente é a regra nos dias de hoje. Os...

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The Dating Market Might Actually Be Worse For Educated Straight Women

(0) Comments | Posted August 28, 2015 | 11:34 AM


After journalist Jon Birger entered his 30s, he began to notice a pattern in his social circle: Most of the men he knew were married or in a relationship and most of the women he knew were single and having a hard time dating. These women had "everything...

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20 άντρες εξομολογούνται όσα τους έμαθαν οι ταινίες πορνό

(5) Comments | Posted August 27, 2015 | 12:44 PM

Στην εποχή της άνευ προηγουμένου πρόσβασης σε πορνογραφικό υλικό, φαίνεται να υπάρχει ένα κεντρικό -και πολωτικό- ερώτημα που απασχολεί αρκετό κόσμο ανάμεσά μας: Η επίδραση των ταινιών πορνό στους νέους άνδρες είναι επιζήμια ή ευεργετική όσον αφορά στην γνωριμία και κατανόηση της σεξουαλικότητάς του;

Πρόκειται για ένα ερώτημα το οποίο...

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Single People Can Be Just As Happy As Couples, Suggests Unsurprising Study

(0) Comments | Posted August 26, 2015 | 4:14 PM


Academic studies can be fascinating... and totally confusing. So we decided to strip away all of the scientific jargon and break them down for you


The Background
The popular line in research is that single people are less happy and healthy than their coupled...

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발기가 안 되는 것은 콘돔 때문이 아니다

(0) Comments | Posted August 25, 2015 | 9:54 PM

배경
가끔씩 발기 부전으로 고통 받는 젊은 남성이 얼마나 되는지 콕 집어 말할 수는 없지만, 추정치는 16%에서 30%다. 연구들(그리고 인터넷 상의 남성들)에 의하면 남성의 물건을 죽이는 것은 콘돔이라고 한다. 하지만 콘돔은 상당히 중요하다. 미혼자들 사이의 성관계에서 3번 중 1번은 콘돔이 사용된다....

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Is There A Reason Women May Be More Likely To Identify As Bisexual?

(0) Comments | Posted August 25, 2015 | 3:11 PM


Academic studies can be fascinating... and totally confusing. So we decided to strip away all of the scientific jargon and break them down for you


The Background
As far as researchers are concerned, women are the more sexually fluid gender. Previous studies have found...

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Proof Traditional Masculinity May Actually Be Dangerous

(0) Comments | Posted August 24, 2015 | 4:09 PM


Academic studies can be fascinating... and totally confusing. So we decided to strip away all of the scientific jargon and break them down for you


The Background
The pressure to be traditionally masculine can cause men to overcompensate when their masculinity is threatened....

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If You Can't Get Hard, Don't Assume Condoms Are To Blame

(1) Comments | Posted August 24, 2015 | 10:58 AM


Academic studies can be fascinating... and totally confusing. So we decided to strip away all of the scientific jargon and break them down for you


The Background
It's hard to pinpoint exactly how many young men suffer from occasional erectile dysfunction, but estimates...

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Os homens que tratam mulheres com agressividade nos games têm complexo de inferioridade (ESTUDO)

(1) Comments | Posted August 20, 2015 | 12:49 PM

Estudos acadêmicos podem ser fascinantes ... e confusos. Decidimos tirar todo o jargão científico e explicá-los para vocês em linguagem simples.

O pano de fundo

A comunidade dos gamers é notoriamente hostil às mulheres. Apesar do fato de 48% dos gamers serem mulheres, não é preciso...

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The Major Downside Of All Those #Fitspiration Photos

(0) Comments | Posted August 20, 2015 | 11:42 AM


Academic studies can be fascinating... and totally confusing. So we decided to strip away all of the scientific jargon and break them down for you


The Background
A quick search of #fitspiration or #fitspo on Instagram will yield nearly 30 million (and counting)...

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The Sexual Double Standard Starts With Making Out, Study Suggests

(0) Comments | Posted August 18, 2015 | 5:06 PM


Academic studies can be fascinating... and totally confusing. So we decided to strip away all of the scientific jargon and break them down for you


The Background
By the time teens reach ninth grade, about 30 percent of them have started experimenting with sexual activities,...

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21 Men Reveal How Porn Shaped Their Views Of Sex

(0) Comments | Posted August 18, 2015 | 10:47 AM


In an age of unprecedented access to pornography, there seems to be one central -- and polarizing -- question: Is porn detrimental or benign to the way young men learn about and understand their sexuality?


It's a question that's been tricky to answer, given the range of...

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19 Men Go Shirtless And Share Their Body Image Struggles

(2) Comments | Posted August 17, 2015 | 12:22 PM

The fruitless quest for a "perfect" body isn't unique to women,  though based on the body image conversations we tend to hear, it's easy to think so. 

Rather than obsess over attaining thinness, however, men are more likely than women to consider themselves underweight, and focus on...

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Some Kids Have Three Times The Suggested Amount Of Homework, Study Suggests

(0) Comments | Posted August 13, 2015 | 10:07 AM


Academic studies can be fascinating... and totally confusing. So we decided to strip away all of the scientific jargon and break them down for you


The Background
After enduring an entire day's worth of school, how much time should children really be spending on homework?...

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People Worry More About Kids Sexting Than Smoking, Survey Suggests

(0) Comments | Posted August 11, 2015 | 12:00 PM


Studies can be fascinating... and totally confusing. So we decided to strip away all of the scientific jargon and break them down for you


The Background
Sexting, or electronically sending sexually explicit messages or images, has become the norm for adults -- it can...

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Why It Matters That Fewer Black Men Are Applying To Medical School

(0) Comments | Posted August 10, 2015 | 5:41 PM


Over the past 37 years, medical schools have had more diverse applicants, except for when it comes to one demographic: black men. In 1978, 1,410 black males applied to medical school, but by 2014, that number dropped to 1,337, according to a new report by the Association of...

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Homens veem mulheres poderosas como ameaça a sua masculinidade, diz estudo

(0) Comments | Posted August 6, 2015 | 8:51 PM

Estudos acadêmicos podem ser fascinantes... e muito difíceis de entender. Decidimos tirar todo o jargão científico e explicá-los para você.

O pano de fundo
Mais e mais mulheres seguem o conselho de Sheryl Sandberg: fazer acontecer. Ao mesmo tempo, cada vez mais homens têm de se reportar...

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19 Men Go Shirtless And Share Their Body Image Struggles

(0) Comments | Posted August 6, 2015 | 2:41 PM

The fruitless quest for a "perfect" body isn't unique to women,  though based on the body image conversations we tend to hear, it's easy to think so. 

Rather than obsess over attaining thinness, however, men are more likely than women to consider themselves underweight, and focus on...

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Religion Loses When It Competes With Beautiful Nature, Study Suggests

(1) Comments | Posted August 6, 2015 | 11:58 AM


Henry David Thoreau famously went to the woods to "live deliberately," "front only the essential facts of life" and "learn what it had to teach." This kind of quest for transcendence through nature isn't unique to Thoreau's experiment. Religion studies have found that, on an individual level, many...

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