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8 Reasons Science Gives For Sleeping Nude

Thursday, April 16, 2015

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by Aly Walansky for YourTango So lose the PJs and put on your birthday suit! Had a hot date and fell asleep¬†naked? Dragged yourself out of the shower and don’t have the energy to put pajamas on? It’s happened to all of us¬†‚ÄĒ¬†and turns out it’s fine. Whatever your reason, there’s a lot of reason [...]

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Take This 10-Minute Penis Survey, Get a Free E-Book!

Thursday, April 16, 2015

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Our friend and colleague, Ian Kerner, the most famous man in sex therapy, founded Good In Bed to help people get better in bed. The site is currently sponsoring a survey (which has been designed by and given IRB approval through the University of Kentucky — i.e. it’s legit) focusing on penis perceptions. So if [...]

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New Book: “Come As You Are”

Friday, April 10, 2015

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Emily Nagoski, Ph.D., speaks our kind of language. We read the first few pages of her new book, “Come As You Are: The Surprising New Science That Will Transform Your Sex Life,” and we were sold. It tackles the tricky task of explaining women’s complex sexuality (which, hello, is different from men’s) so people can [...]

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A Dating Site That Matches Your DNA

Thursday, January 8, 2015

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By¬†Amanda Chatel via YourTango.com¬†| photo via Flickr Let your DNA do all the work for change while you just sit back and enjoy the benefits. When it comes to chemistry, it’s all about DNA. As we’ve learned with¬†microbes, what’s going on in the inside of our bodies has a direct effect on what’s going to [...]

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The Kind of Date Night You SHOULD Be Having, According to Science

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

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from YourTango.com | photo via Flickr My name is Amanda Chatel, and I’m excited about my date night! A few days ago I signed my husband and I up for one of those drink while you paint date nights. A bunch of my friends have done it, and since my husband and I could agree [...]

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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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