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Don't Withdraw the Lure

Janet Blair Page | Posted 07.21.2014 | Style
Janet Blair Page

Here's the good news: You already know what your spouse likes. The simple truth is that what lured him or her into your marriage is your most effectiv...

REVEALED: How Animals Fool Their Lovers

LiveScience | Jillian Rose Lim | Posted 06.27.2014 | Science

Chances are you've tried to hide a runny nose and cough when you're sick at the office or around family members, and a new study finds animals do som...

Little Frogs Get Big Boost From Mankind During Mating Season

LiveScience | Stephanie Pappas | Posted 06.05.2014 | Science

Little tree frogs in Taiwan may get a boost from mankind during the mating season, according to new research suggesting concrete storage drains augm...

What Makes Us Human?

Rob Brooks | Posted 08.04.2014 | Science
Rob Brooks

What separates humans from other animals, including our closest relatives? It's one of those big questions perennially posed by the evo-curious public. But until recently I seldom gave it much thought, mostly because the answers tend to get hung up on one trait or another.

The Empowerment of Love

Janet Blair Page | Posted 07.28.2014 | Women
Janet Blair Page

I think we can all agree on the power of love as a force in the world. The word I believe applies to finding love is empower, visualizing and taking full personal responsibility for having the love you want.

Find Love in 5 Steps

Janet Blair Page | Posted 06.30.2014 | Women
Janet Blair Page

These five steps are, I believe, absolutely necessary to finding your love this year.

Fossey-Fosse: Let's Get Animal

Erich Origen | Posted 05.27.2014 | Comedy
Erich Origen

Fossey-Fosse's unique childhood, spent with both the gorillas of Rwanda and the dancers of Broadway, paved the way for his pioneering work in mating dance science. In his Dance Lab, he tests the effectiveness of specific dance moves from the animal kingdom on arousal levels in human females.

Happy National Orgasm Day

Rob Brooks | Posted 10.02.2013 | Science
Rob Brooks

It seems more likely that genuine orgasm is either a happy cause or a thrilling consequence of relationship satisfaction. So far so good, but it also seems that a high rate of both true and faked orgasm makes for an especially high chance of infidelity.

Penis Size May Be Driven By Women (Oh, and It Matters)

Rob Brooks | Posted 06.09.2013 | Science
Rob Brooks

Critics of this type of study love to point out that women usually decide if they will have sex with a man well before ever sighting his genitals. And, if so, then how can penis size influence choice?

Gene Study Upends Popular Notions About Y Chromosome

Posted 11.13.2012 | Science

By: Tia Ghose, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 11/12/2012 02:24 PM EST on LiveScience SAN FRANCISCO — The Y chromosome may have gotten a bad ...

Let's Be Honest, We're All Liars

Paul Spector, M.D. | Posted 01.09.2013 | TED Weekends
Paul Spector, M.D.

2012-11-09-TEDmeyerpullNature has no love of truth. It's about winning, which is to say living to reproduce. Because we are not biologically designed for integrity, we must actively attempt to prevent the social cultivation of dishonesty.

The Truth on Lying

Paul Spector, M.D. | Posted 08.20.2012 | Healthy Living
Paul Spector, M.D.

Traditional psychological theories have considered a close relationship with truth as an essential ingredient of mental health. We're no longer so sure.

Sexy Spider Loses Penis To Gain Big Advantage

Posted 06.13.2012 | Science

By: Jennifer Welsh, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 06/12/2012 07:17 PM EDT on LiveScience After leaving its detachable penis to finish inse...

Sparrow Study Yields Surprise About Female Infidelity

| Posted 06.07.2012 | Science

By Sarah Fecht  | June 6, 2012 | Infidelity is easy to explain in males. By sleeping around, a guy can potentially impregnate more females ...

Panda Sex Secrets Revealed By Not-For-The-Squeamish Research

| Ferris Jabr | Posted 04.05.2012 | Science

There is perhaps no mammal that is less often in the mood for sex than the female giant panda. Each spring, female pandas enter estrous (aka "...

What I Think About When I Think About Sex

Rob Brooks | Posted 06.03.2012 | Science
Rob Brooks

It takes something as profound as love to trick us into putting aside our conflicting interests and mistrust long enough to mate, and sometimes even to raise a family together.

Detachable Penis Lets Spider Escape Cruel Fate

Posted 02.01.2012 | Science

Jennifer Welsh, LiveScience Staff Writer First Published 01/31/2012 07:24 PM EST Sex can be dangerous, even deadly if your partner has pl...

How Randy Rodents Lure The Ladies

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Searles | Posted 01.30.2012 | Science

They're no good at poetry. They don't buy flowers. But scientists are reporting that male mice have their own special way of impressing the ladies: ...

Speak, Penis: Erecting the American Male

Mark Matousek | Posted 03.21.2012 | Home
Mark Matousek

For the past few months, I've been talking to men about their penises. White men, black men, gay men, old men, youngsters, transgender men, singlet...

Men Like To Impress Women With Money, Says Study/Many Pop Songs

Jessica Pearce Rotondi | Posted 03.18.2012 | Women
Jessica Pearce Rotondi

In the tradition of "No Scrubs," "Single Ladies" and "Gold Digger," researchers have found scientific "proof" that when men compete for women, money and status are key.

Better Gifts, More Sex?

Posted 11.15.2011 | Women

If you've ever felt that it is not just the thought that counts, you're not alone, according to a new study. Female spiders expect decent gifts, too. ...

Money Makes The Mouth Water, Study Finds

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 11.16.2011 | Business

For all the reasons to pursue wealth that seem to be rooted in rational self-interest -- money gives you more opportunities and greater freedom; it re...

Attention Men: Even Among Salmon, Polite, Gentle, Males Get More Sex

Sophia Yin | Posted 10.24.2011 | Green
Sophia Yin

Overall, both the hooknose and the jack strategies are effective, and having two strategies increases the genetic variation in the salmon population. But this slight preference for the little guy says something important.

Latest Survey of Singles: This Is How Stereotypes Are Perpetuated

Bella DePaulo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
Bella DePaulo

Have you heard about the latest survey of single people? It is based on a nationally-representative sample of more than 5,000 Americans, ages 21 to 65...

A 'Girl's Guide' to Dating and Mating

Donna Fish | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Donna Fish

Right now all three of my girls are fairly obsessed with watching reruns of "Sex and the City". As I watch the shows with them, (and marvel at the ph...