This year has brought an incredible amount of information in our understanding of sexuality and the peeps over at LiveScience have compiled a nice list of the nine most provocative studies. Here are our favorite three: M’M M’M, GOOD! A man’s sweat smells different when he’s turned on–and women can tell the difference between the…continue reading.
Texting has become a fixture in our lives. As with everything, we quickly turned it into another conduit for our sexual expression and exploration. The Pew Research CenterÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Internet & American Life Project, always fascinated by such things, decided to tackle the matter in a survey relating to teen cell phone usage. The results of…continue reading.
Australian women are as likely as their male couterparts to want to take part in group sex, and they tend to initiate it almost as often, a survey conducted by the country’s second biggest dating site, RedHotPie.com.au, has shown. Almost 40 percent of respondents report an equal gender split in group sex, while a further…continue reading.
Oxytocin is a hormone released in the brain associated primarily with bonding. In women, it plays a role in reproductive functions like birth and lactation, and orgasm. Over at Neurotopia has developed a fast and furious tutorial about this hormone’s role as it regards the female orgasm: During sexual arousal, oxytocin increases rapidly, with a…continue reading.
The giant panda is well known for having a low sex drive, especially in captivity–add to that a brief mating season, and atrophied leg muscles due to an obstacle free existence in a zoo, and you’ve got yourself slim to nil chances of successful mating. But it seems researchers have found a way to get…continue reading.
Sex feels good, but that’s not the only reason we should be having it. Aside from giving you a killer work out, having sex regularly also has implications in other aspects of your life. Below are twelve reasons you should call it a day early and jump into the arms of your current object of…continue reading.
A recent study conducted for the UK’s Sunday Telegraph of 2,000 men and women has revealed that men average seven months to declare “I love you” to a partner–a full month less than women. The Telegraph reports: Oliver James, the clinical psychologist and author, said the findings supported other studies that showed that men fall…continue reading.
Surprise! An Indiana University study has found that lubricant use during sexual activity contributes to more pleasurable sex. The study was conducted by Debby Herbenick, associate director of the Center for Sexual Health Promotion at Indiana University’s School of Health, Physical Education and Recreation. It involved involving 2,453 women ages 18 to 68 who used…continue reading.
Male fiddler crabs will gladly rise in defense of a strange female of their species when an intruder crab comes around. Chivalry? Not so much. Researchers from the Australian National University in Canberra have found that female fiddler crabs bestow sexual favors on males to ensure their own safety. “This study shows, for the first…continue reading.
How many people have you slept with? A horrible question that never did anyone any good. (I understand concerns about a new partner’s sexual health, but that’s what tests are for. Trying to calculate the risk of sexual disease based on how many partners someone has had has to be the most flawed method I’ve…continue reading.