• How Love and Sex Can Change Your World

    How Love and Sex Can Change Your World0

    As a researcher on the topic of sexuality, I am often looking into the effects that sex in the media could have on its recipients. Recently I came across a line of research that suggests that sexual cues on television or in magazines might just influence us in very subtle ways. Apparently, being exposed to,

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  • Faking Orgasms Out of Fear of Abandonment

    Faking Orgasms Out of Fear of Abandonment0

    Although most men wouldn’t necessarily consider a fake orgasm a compliment, research shows that women who tend to fake it are actually afraid of losing their partner – therefore pulling all the stops to keep him satisfied. Farnaz Kaighobadi, a postdoctoral researcher at the HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies at Columbia University, analyzed data

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  • Sexually Aroused Women Experience Less Disgust

    Sexually Aroused Women Experience Less Disgust0

    Sexual arousal and disgust are both essential functions for the survival of human species, but are often defined as paradoxical. Stimuli involved in sexual engagement such as saliva, sweat and semen are generally perceived to hold – at least out of a sexual context – high disgust qualities. Therefore, researchers of the University of Groningen,

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