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The Subtle Science of Sex in Consumerism and Everyday Life

Troy Campbell | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science
Troy Campbell

I don't like the idea that my mind and body are driven by such basic needs. I don't like the idea that businesses can use sex to sell to me or even change my mental state. But it's important for us to look at the truth of human nature, even if it's uncomfortable.

6 Surprising Ways Autumn Affects Your Sex Life

Posted 10.04.2013 | OWN

By Jena Pincott To quote Tennyson, “In the spring, a young man’s fancy lightly turns to thoughts of love.” But what happens in the fall? ...

'Masters Of Sex' Worth Watching For Masterful Actors

Maureen Ryan | Posted 11.27.2013 | TV
Maureen Ryan

Earnestness in a Showtime program full of naked bodies? It's true. Believe it.

Another Great Reason To Have Fun In Bed

Posted 08.05.2013 | Women

Doing crossword puzzles is good for your brain -- but not as good as having orgasms, apparently. Rutgers researchers Barry Komisaruk and Nan Wise, ...

The #1 Thing Everyone Wants In Bed

Posted 06.27.2013 | Weddings

Though couples may disagree about various aspects of their sex lives (for example, frequency and sexual fantasies) new research reveals one thing pret...

5 Myths About Women And Sex That People Still Believe

Kristen Mark | Posted 07.09.2013 | Women
Kristen Mark

Women's sexual desire (and men's, too) is far from simple -- it is more like a complicated puzzle, the pieces of which the pieces we are still trying to put together. Having pervasive sex-negative myths isn't helping anyone.

David Moye

Porn Stars Gratified By New Sex Study

HuffingtonPost.com | David Moye | Posted 04.30.2013 | Weird News

Porn gets blamed for corrupting the minds of pretty much anyone who views it, so a new study suggesting its effects on young people may be minimal has...

Why Stop Orgasm Research At Climax?

Marnia Robinson | Posted 04.17.2013 | TED Weekends
Marnia Robinson

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideoMary Roach's irreverent orgasm trivia reminds us that researchers, like porn makers, tend to snap their notebooks shut right after the money shot. Yet some of the most intriguing findings about orgasm may lie beyond its brief fireworks.

Do You Know Your Sexual Arousal Type?

Petra Zebroff | Posted 12.11.2012 | Women
Petra Zebroff

Just as there are different types of learning (visual, auditory, kinetic), there are different types of sexual arousal.

Yogurt Diet Tied To Testicle Size In Strange Mouse Study

| Elie Dolgin | Posted 05.07.2012 | Science

Last sum­mer a team of researchers from the Massa­chusetts Institute of Technology set out to better understand the effects of yogurt on obesity. T...

What Science Says About Santorum's 'War On Porn'

Posted 03.25.2012 | Science

By: Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 03/23/2012 01:07 PM EDT on LiveScience With a statement decrying the Obama administ...

Are There Really Just Three Types Of Sex?

DivineCaroline.com | Dr. Sue Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

In fact, surveys tell us that in real life, folks in long-term relationships who can talk openly about their sex life have more and better sex than ne...

Why Flirting Doesn't Work

Daily Mail | Colin Fernandez | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

The male brain, it seems, is hopeless at picking up "come-on" signals, according to a report to be published next month. This leaves men impervious to...