Female sexual arousal: Facilitating pleasure and reproduction

Despite numerous studies, publications, and commentaries on human female sexual arousal and orgasm, there is still so much to study and understand about women's sexual pleasure.

A new review deals critically with many aspects of the genital anatomy of the human female in relation to inducing and its relevance to both procreation and recreation. A number of questions remain, including why there are so many sites for arousal, why multiple orgasms occur, and how sexual stimulation affects the brain.

"The review is an attempt to show the weaknesses in some current explanations of human female sexual functions and hopefully will stimulate more exacting studies," said Dr. Roy Levin, author of the Clinical Anatomy article.


Explore further

There's no such thing as a vaginal orgasm, review finds

More information: Levin, R. J. (2014), Recreation and procreation: A critical view of sex in the human female. Clin. Anat.. DOI: 10.1002/ca.22495
Provided by Wiley
Citation: Female sexual arousal: Facilitating pleasure and reproduction (2014, December 15) retrieved 18 February 2020 from https://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-12-female-sexual-arousal-pleasure-reproduction.html
This document is subject to copyright. Apart from any fair dealing for the purpose of private study or research, no part may be reproduced without the written permission. The content is provided for information purposes only.
 shares

Feedback to editors

User comments