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Tag Archive | "Science"

The New Science of Love (from the Book “Love Sense”)

Friday, March 14, 2014

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photo via Flickr The new book¬†Love Sense¬†by clinical psychologist¬†Dr. Sue Johnson tries to take some of the mystery out of that big emotion. While that may not sound very romantic, Johnson is dedicated to the scientific exploration of love so that we may have better, more-fulfilling, more intimate long-term relationships — especially in a world [...]

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A Brief History of Love, from the New Book “Love Sense”

Friday, March 7, 2014

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The new book Love Sense by clinical psychologist¬†Dr. Sue Johnson tries to take some of the mystery out of that big emotion. While that may not sound very romantic, Johnson is dedicated to the scientific exploration of love so that we may have better, more-fulfilling, more intimate long-term relationships — especially in a world where [...]

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Top 5 Reasons Why Sex Makes You Smarter

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

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photo via flickr Recent research straight from the lab demonstrates that sexual activity in adults may improve mental performance and help produce new neurons in the hippocampus, which is the part of the brain where long-term memories are formed. So much for doing crossword puzzles and sudoku! A separate study found that sex can counteract [...]

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Do Naked Images Always Lead to Objectification?

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

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The stars and director of Blue Is the Warmest Color; photo via IMDB.com A lot of the commentary about the new film Blue Is the Warmest Color — in particular, its steamy lesbian sex scenes — has focused on the issue of objectification. The director of the movie is male, and many reviewers — both [...]

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Are Women Even Less Naturally Monogamous Than Men?

Thursday, August 29, 2013

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Daniel Bergner is one of our favorite writers on the topic of sex. A few years back he wrote the awesome book The Other Side of Desire, which we raved about at the time, and then shortly after he wrote a cover story about female desire for the New York Times magazine, which we also [...]

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Kinky Chemistry and Alchemy After Dark (A Science Podcast)

Thursday, February 7, 2013

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An engraving from¬†Michael Maier’s¬†Symbola Aureae Mensae¬†(1617) depicting an alchemical androgyne. FUN FACT: Romantic and sexual imagery was a popular means for describing alchemical processes in both the Middle Ages and the early Modern Period.¬†¬†It’s true! Long before there was Fifty Shades of Grey, there were many alchemy texts rife with blush-inducing romantic and sexual metaphors. [...]

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5 Reasons Why More Sex Helps Your Career

Thursday, September 20, 2012

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LELO created this fun infographic¬†(included below),¬†which could be more simply titled “5 Reasons Why More Sex Helps Your LIFE.” A few thoughts on each point: Honestly, in this recession, we think most people would take the raise over the sex (including us). Yes! Sex beats shopping every time. (Or at least it should.) Wait: Married [...]

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Online Dating’s Fatal Flaws

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

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photo via Flickr Researches recently published¬†a book-length article in the journal Psychological Science in the Public Interest¬†on the scientific flaws of online dating. They wrote a layperson’s summary for¬†Scientific American, but even that was three pages long (practically an eternity in internet time). So here’s what you need to know in a nutshell: Online dating’s [...]

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Doctor Claims He’s Located the G-Spot

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

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photo via flickr Yes, Virginia, there is a G-spot, and one doctor in Poland claims he’s located it — and he says it’s tiny, less then one centimeter across. But other G-spot experts are not so sure of his claim. Dr. Adam Ostrzenski (what are the odds his buddies now call him Dr. O?), a [...]

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Hey Arizona, Check Out This Male Seahorse Giving Birth

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

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The seahorse is the only male creature — outside of Arnold Schwarzenegger in the 1994 movie JUNIOR — that gets knocked up, and as such has become something of a mascot to us in our line of work. Especially as women’s reproductive rights are increasingly under attack. But until someone forwarded this video to us, [...]

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