Sexual arousal has a similar effect on men's and women's risk-taking

When it comes to condom use among heterosexual couples, there's evidence that women are often expected to be the sensible ones, in terms of raising and enforcing the issue. A new study published in the Archives of Sexual Behaviour suggests this ...

Sep 5

Categories: Relationships & Marriage, Sexual Problems / Sex Therapy


Does responsiveness increase sexual desire in the other person?

People's emotional reactions and desires in initial romantic encounters determine the fate of a potential relationship. Responsiveness may be one of those initial "sparks" necessary to fuel sexual desire and land a second date. However, it may not ...

Jul 30

Categories: Communication Disorders Problems, Sexual Problems / Sex Therapy


Brain activity in sex addiction mirrors that of drug addiction

Pornography triggers brain activity in people with compulsive sexual behaviour – known commonly as sex addiction – similar to that triggered by drugs in the brains of drug addicts, according to a University of Cambridge study.

Jul 15

Categories: Addictions, Drug Addiction, Sexual Problems / Sex Therapy


How often do men really think about sex?

We've all been told that men think about you-know-what far too often - every seven seconds, by some accounts. Most of us have entertained this idea for long enough to be skeptical. However, rather than merely wonder about whether this is true, stop ...

Jun 25

Categories: Addictions, Sexual Problems / Sex Therapy


Brain Sex in Men and Women - From Arousal to Orgasm

Now, with hundreds of neuroimaging studies on human sexual behavior, results from these studies are finally being integrated for meta-analysis, allowing for improved precision in identifying activated brain areas. This article reveals the neural ...

May 26

Categories: Sexual Problems / Sex Therapy


Turns out your first time really matters

Research conducted by Matthew Shaffer, a doctoral psychology student at UT and C. Veronica Smith, an assistant psychology professor at the University of Mississippi, reveals that the first sexual experience can set the tone for the rest of one's ...

Jan 29

Categories: Sexual Problems / Sex Therapy

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