The HPV Vaccine is Underutilized–And How We Can Change That — Sex And Psychology

The human papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection and it’s responsible for a number of negative health effects. In addition to genital warts, it has the potential to cause a number of cancers, including those of the cervix, anus, and throat. A vaccine that can prevent HPV (and, therefore, its associated health problems) has […]

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Study Abroad With Me in Amsterdam for a Course on Sex and Culture — Sex And Psychology

I’m excited to announce a unique study abroad opportunity in conjunction with the Sexual Health Alliance. We are offering a one-week study abroad program in Amsterdam focused on sex and culture, which will take place in May 2020! Join us for this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity! This course offers participants the chance to perform a comparative analysis of sexual […]

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Why Some People are Turned on by Impossible Scenarios — Sex And Psychology

A large number of people have sexual fantasies that are impossible to act out because they feature elements of science fiction. As some evidence of this, I surveyed more than 4,000 Americans about their sexual fantasies for my book Tell Me What You Want and found that more than half of my respondents had fantasized about […]

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No Strings Attached? Many Friends with Benefits are Actually Looking for Love — Sex And Psychology

When people become friends with benefits (FWBs), what is it that they truly want from that arrangement? Are they just in it for the “benefits” (that is, sex)? Or are they perhaps looking for more? I’ve conducted some research on this subject and here’s what I found. I surveyed 411 adults online, all of whom […]

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