Posts tagged "sex study"

Dater X: Conducting A Love Experiment

After returning from a much-needed vacation, I got back into my daily groove of hitting the snooze button, rushing out the door at 8am in a haphazard, almost Kramer-like fashion and finally settling in on my commute into work. Usually I skim through Instagram and Twitter during my ride, a thoughtless way to ease into…

By: Dater X / January 13, 2015

Study: The More Male Friends A Woman Has, The More Often She Gets Laid

According to a new study from Oakland University, women who have an abundance of men in their life— coworkers, family members, friends, etc.—have more sex with their boyfriends compared to couples in which the woman has less male influencers. Researchers claim it all boils down to a little something called "sperm competition." In actual biology,…

By: Katie Oldenburg / November 13, 2014

Sorry, Straight Ladies: Lesbians Are Having More Orgasms Than You

Straight ladies have Ryan Gosling. But lesbian ladies have better orgasms. Like, significantly better orgasms, according to a new study.

By: Jessica Wakeman / August 23, 2014

Women, Researchers Have Figured Out Why You Aren’t Having Orgasms

A new study published in the journal Sexologies confirms what I've long known to be true from personal, uh, research: a woman's ability to orgasm is highly connected to her ability to focus her thoughts on her body.

By: Jessica Wakeman / August 1, 2014

10 Weird Ways To Boost Your Sex Life

It seems like every week there's a new study out claiming to boost your libido. Some of them make sense, but a lot of them are flat out bizarre. We rounded up 10 of the strangest sex boosters, in case you were looking for a new way to get in the mood. Read them all on Your

By: YourTango.com / July 5, 2014

Random Hookups Are Actually Good For You, Says Science

In a study called Who Benefits From Casual Sex? The Moderating Role of Sociosexuality, researchers found that, "having casual sex was associated with higher self-esteem and life satisfaction and lower depression and anxiety." Read more on College Candy...

By: College Candy / June 24, 2014

Study Says Women Are Aroused By Their Shoes

Women see shoes as purely utilitarian accessories that help them get around town ... right? Uh, not exactly. The online retailer Shoebuy.com has confirmed in a nationwide survey that women really do love their shoes—in ways that are a little surprising, The Oklahoman reports. Read more on Newser...

By: Newser / June 17, 2014

Study: 9 Things People Would Rather Do Than Have Sex

What could possibly be better than sex with the one you love? Well, according to science, a lot of things really. Most recently a French study revealed what 74 percent of women would rather be doing than getting it on. What other things are triggering "not tonight, honey" excuses from both men and women? See the scientifically-proven, better-than-sex activities on

By: YourTango.com / May 21, 2014

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Female Masturbation

Just like periods, female masturbation is one of those topics that are met with beet-red blushing, awkward silence or a fit of giggles. But the reality is that loving yourself really isn't all that taboo. And this new, eye-opening infographic from Jimmy Jane proves it: More women are getting touchy-feely, lovey-dovey with themselves than you probably realize. Read more

By: YourTango.com / May 19, 2014

5 Reasons May Is Going To Be A Total Sex Fest

The history of May Day harkens back to thousands of years ago, rooted in the Celtic festival of Beltane, which, in its heyday was basically a riotous sex party. May Day means ushering in the season of love (and lovemaking — wink wink) and here is some hard research that proves those ancient May Day revelers weren't so far…

By: YourTango.com / May 6, 2014

What Are Your City’s Top Porn Searches?

Do they like it hot and heavy New Orleans? Does the Big Apple prefer big -- never mind. New data released by PornHub, your favorite porn statisticians, reveals the sordid details of the most popular porn searches in 24 U.S. cities over the last 12 months. Find them all on Huffington Post...

By: Huffington Post Weird News / March 30, 2014

Study Shows Some Women Fake It For Their Own Pleasure

Women have been faking orgasms since the beginning of time, the reasoning usually being that it's just easier to pretend you've come when you know a real one is not going to happen. It gives the dude you're getting down with unspoken permission to finish up himself, without having to say, mid-coitus, "Hey, you know,…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 26, 2014

Are Millennials Really Having Less Sex?

According to a recent UK study, definitely. It appears that British twentysomethings are banging less than prior generations did -- but is that representative of the rest of the world's millennials too? University College London conducted a National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles ("Natsal") and found all kinds of fascinating facts about Britain's sex…

By: Claire Hannum / March 23, 2014

Heads Up, Guys: This Is How You Should Dance If You Want To Turn Women On

Attention, guys. Being a good dancer is all in the neck and the right knee, says a new study done at Northumbria University. Researchers used 3D cameras to film 19 guys between the ages of 18 and 35 dancing. The dudes' moves were then turned into animated avatars and shown to 35 straight women to…

By: Ami Angelowicz / March 19, 2014

A Breakdown Of How Pimps Spend Their Money

A new report conducted by the Urban Institute on the economics of sex work in the United States turned up some interesting results in the financial life of a pimp. The Institute interviewed imprisoned former pimps and asked them how they allocated their funds. The graph above reflects the percentage that participating pimps reported spending…

By: Ami Angelowicz / March 15, 2014

RIP Society: One In Ten Americans Thinks HTML Is A Sexually Transmitted Infection

Earlier this week, teachers on Reddit revealed some of the craziest misconceptions students have about sex. We can't blame them for thinking that Skittles are a perfectly acceptable form of birth control, we can only blame the adults who've left them woefully uniformed. Well, according to a new survey, they're not gonna find much reliable…

By: Ami Angelowicz / March 5, 2014

Women Regret Having Sex Often, Studies Say

Women often regret having sex with the wrong partner, while men often regret not having more sexual partners according to a study at the University of Texas and University of California-Los Angeles. The conclusions were drawn from three studies that surveyed 25,000 people. Read more on College Candy...

By: College Candy / December 5, 2013

Can You Guess Which State Has The “Biggest” Men?

In an act of true patriotism, Condomania.com did a little research on the United States' size trends based on who bought the highest numbers of larger-sized condoms. "America's first online condom store" used the data to put together a handy list that ranks our great 50 states by the size of their residents' junk. Since the…

By: Claire Hannum / December 5, 2013

Quiz: Can You Guess The Real Reasons Women Cheat? (Hint: Guys, You Might Want To Take Your Socks Off During Sex)

There's no good reason to cheat on your significant other  and we promise we are not condoning it by any means, but some reasons for stepping out on a relationship are more, let's say, justifiable than others -- like, if he was cheating on you...with a goat. According to a new, not-super-scientific survey from a dating website…

By: Ami Angelowicz & Winona Dimeo-Ediger / December 4, 2013

Getting It On In The Workplace? Here’s The #1 Spot For Office-Sex

One of my ultimate fantasies, besides having sex in a cab, which I will probably never fulfill, is having sex in the office. But since I work from home, tragically, I don't think I'll ever get to do that one either. There's just something about the idea of it: the sexual tension between you and a co-worker,…

By: YourTango.com / November 16, 2013
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