Psychology & Psychiatry

The orgasm gap and why women climax less than men

Imagine a steamy sex scene involving a woman and a man from your favorite television show or movie. It's likely that both parties orgasm. But this doesn't reflect reality.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Kids cause suffering for parents, but do they make them unhappy?

Some influential studies show that the decision to have kids leads to greater suffering—at least for parents. A famous study by Nobel prize-winning psychologist Daniel Kahneman and collaborators showed that working women ...

Other

The clitoris—a brief history

"What's the difference between a bar and clitoris? Most men have no trouble finding a bar." In the world of humour, the clitoris remains a mystery: supposedly small, and so inevitably difficult to locate. "Which dinosaur ...

Health

New condom could boost use, study finds

A condom designed to increase sexual pleasure has the potential to increase protected sex and decrease sexually transmitted infections, a new study suggests.

Neuroscience

Profound loss of pleasure related to early-onset dementia

People with early-onset dementia are often mistaken for having depression and now Australian research has discovered the cause: a profound loss of ability to experience pleasure—for example a delicious meal or beautiful ...

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