Psychology & Psychiatry

Meat beefs up men's sexual motivation, study suggests

Men looking to beef up their love life are drawn to eating meat because they believe it makes them appear more desirable to the opposite sex, according to a new international study.

Neuroscience

Pain curbs sex drive in female mice, but not in males

"Not tonight, dear, I have a headache." Generally speaking, that line is attributed to the wife in a couple, implying that women's sexual desire is more affected by pain than men's.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Paedophiles identified accurately with implicit association tasks

A combination of two tasks for implied sexual associations has distinguished – with more than 90 per cent certainty – a group of paedophilic men from a group of men with a sexual preference for adult women. In the long ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Study reveals complexities of female arousal

(PhysOrg.com) -- Challenging the idea that women's sexual motivations are tied exclusively to romantic emotions or reproduction, a new study by psychologists at The University of Texas at Austin found women's sexual decisions ...