Posts tagged "sex study"

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

Here’s A Map Of Who’s Having The Most Sex In New York City


The internet is the land of over-sharing, and it appears that the interweb gods have now gifted us with one of the most useful over-shares of all: a nifty little map of which New York City neighborhoods are having the most sex. New Yorkers tend to be a little too obsessed with analyzing themselves, but thi…

By: Claire Hannum / November 12, 2013

Poll: Would You Ever Participate In A Sex Study?

Don’t expect to get a hold of me any Sunday night from now until the end of the year, because I’ll be watching “Masters of Sex,” and your girl doesn’t like to be interrupted.

Ever since my roommate coerced the cable company to give us free Showtime for a year because our cable…

By: Katie Oldenburg / November 8, 2013

Sex Study: How Vital Is Sex To A Healthy Marriage?

For starters, we all know that good sex can be fun, romantic, exciting, and something that makes most consenting adults feel warm and fuzzy all over. Over the years we have interviewed thousands of successfully married couples, and the results may surprise you. Read more at Your Tango…

By: YourTango.com / October 31, 2013

10 Reasons Straight Women Check Out Other Women’s Boobs

If one rule holds true about human sexuality, it’s that everyone goes hogwild for boobsbig bazoongas, itty bitty titties, sideboob, underboob, nip slips, boob tricks, cleavageTits, tits, tits! chants the human race. Although we’ve known this forever because DUH, a groundbreaking new study published in the journal Sex Roles confirms once and for all that all human creatures love…

By: The Frisky / October 30, 2013

9 Crazy Ways To Remind Your Partner That Sex Is Supposed To Be Fun

A depressing new study conducted at the University of Toronto explored couples’ real motivations to have sex. Researches found that they were able to group peoples’ reasons for doing the deed into two categories: approach (“I want to increase intimacy” or “I want to feel better about myself”) or avoidance (“I don’t want to feel…

By: The Frisky / October 24, 2013

4 Things To Know About Being “Mostly Heterosexual”

Most of you have probably heard of the Kinsey Scale — a measure from zero (100 percent hetero) to six (100 percent gay) that determines a person’s perceived sexual orientation. A recent review of research on the matter, done by Ritch Savin-Williams at Cornell University, focused attention on the 1’s — those they are labeling…

By: Ami Angelowicz / October 2, 2013

The Smaller The Balls, The Better The Father

A  a new study conducted by anthropologists at Emory University set out to determine why some fathers take to the job more than others. Naturally, they decided to study their balls. The study looked at 70 biological fathers who had a child between the ages of  one and two, and who were living with the…

By: Ami Angelowicz / September 10, 2013

Scientists Rank Our Most Erotic Body Parts

A recent study done at Bangor University and the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg studied 41 male and female erogenous zones on 800 subjects in two different continents and ranked them in terms of their level of sexual arousal. Behold, the creepy erogenous zone chart (above) illustrating the findings. Most popular for both men and…

By: Ami Angelowicz / September 9, 2013

Orgasms Are Better For Your Brain Than Sudoku

When it comes to  keeping your brain lean and mean well into old age, you’re better off using your vibrator than spending time solving crossword or Sudoku puzzles, claims neuroscientist Professor Barry Komisaruk of Rutgers University. In a new study, Komisaruk, who has been researching female arousal since the ’60s, measured blood flow to women’…

By: Ami Angelowicz / August 6, 2013

There’s No Point To Cunnilingus, But We Don’t Care

Biologists set out to discover the point, evolutionarily not orgasmically, of a man performing oral sex on a woman. Because to an evolutionary scientist, I guess everything must be connected to propagation of the species? I mean, as we all know, some of the best things in life have no purpose, like tanning on the beach.

By: Ami Angelowicz / June 26, 2013

Study Says BDSM Correlated With Better Mental Health

People who are into kinky sex may be psychologically healthier than those who are not, says a new study. Researchers found that people who were involved in BDSM — bondage, discipline, sadism and masochism — scored better on certain indicators of mental health than those who did not bring kink into the bedroom, reported LiveScience.

The study, which wa…

By: Huffington Post Weird News / June 9, 2013

So, You Really Can Have An Orgasm When You Give Birth

We’ll always remember Amber Hartnell as the woman who claimed to have experienced an orgasm while giving birth.

“All of a sudden the orgasm just started rolling through and rolling through, and it just kept coming, and my whole body was spiraling and rolling, and I was laughing and crying [and] purring,” Amber…

By: Ami Angelowicz / June 3, 2013

11 Wacky Signs Your Sex Life Is Totally Normal

Do you like having covert sex in public, love to play with sex toys or relish in having another couple in the bedroom to help stoke the fires of passion? (You wouldn’t be the only one.) Here are 11 signs your sex life is totally normal. And if you don’t relate to these, don’t despair. This is not an inclusive list.

By: YourTango.com / April 23, 2013

Hot Links: Does Sex Really Get Better With Age?

Maybe not. A new study contradicts the old adage that sex in your 40s and 50s is better than ever before. [MSN]
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By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 22, 2013

People Love Sex, Especially If They Think They’re Having More Than Everyone Else

People will find a way to be competitive about anything, because we’re all insecure jerks. That includes our sex lives. According to researchers at the University of Colorado, who are lucky enough to be paid to think about such things, having sex brings makes you feel awesome.  No duh, right? Professor Tim Wadsworth, who headed u…

By: Julie Gerstein / April 18, 2013

Scientist Studies Boobs For 15 Years And Determines That Women Shouldn’t Wear Bras

Professor Jean-Denis Rouillon, who is totally not a perv or anything, spent 15 years studying women’s breasts, and in an up-close-and-personal way. His goal was to figure out what worked best for breasts, so he followed 330 women, measuring their breast size, shape and direction for more than a decade. His conclusion? “Medically, physiologically, anatomically”

By: Julie Gerstein / April 11, 2013

Want To Start A Fight? Spend More Time On The Computer

Is your computer affecting your relationship? According to a survey conducted by Crucial.com, probably.

Dating in this tech-obsessed era isn’t easy, but now that just about everyone has a computer, is hooked on a social networking site or two and has an email account they’re constantly checking, it has become even more frustrating.

By: YourTango.com / February 20, 2013

Alarming New Facts About The “Does Size Matter” Debate

Every day I counsel men and women who are concerned about improving their sex lives. The sad truth is that most of us are very poorly educated about sexuality despite the plethora of media attention on it.

One of the questions men (and women) often ask about is penis size. Most males, at some time…

By: YourTango.com / December 18, 2012

Chlamydia & Gonorrhea Are On the Rise

Here’s some unsettling news: Chlamydia and gonorrhea, both which can lead to pelvic inflammatory disease and infertility in women, are on the rise and both are more prevalent in women than men. According to the the 2011 Sexually Transmitted Diseases Surveillance report released by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention yesterday, certain groups, including young people…

By: YourTango.com / December 17, 2012