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Male Scientist Claims Lesbianism Evolved Because Men Like It. Gay Community Disagrees. A controversial new study claims that lesbianism evolved because it's a turn-on for men.

Male Scientist Claims Lesbianism Evolved Because Men Like It. Gay Community Disagrees

The study, which has drawn a lot of criticism from the gay community and several scientists, says that men's desire of women who are attracted to other women drove the evolution of homosexuality in women. Researchers at the University of Nicosia surveyed 1,509 heterosexual people and a grand total of zero homosexual people for their study, published in the journal Personality and Individual Differences.

They found that around 15 percent of heterosexual men in long-term relationships would want their partner to have a sexual encounter with another woman. For men in short-term relationships, this figure is around 30 percent. Heterosexual women were much less likely to want their partner to have a same-sex encounter. This "Golden Trio" Of Sex Acts Is The Key To Female Orgasms. Gaps, for the most part, are considered to be bad.

This "Golden Trio" Of Sex Acts Is The Key To Female Orgasms

The gender pay gap, for example, is notoriously awful. How to Make Yourself Fall in Love — or Out of Love. Beyoncé was crazy in it; Def Leppard accused it of both biting and bleeding; Foreigner just wanted to know what the damn thing is.

How to Make Yourself Fall in Love — or Out of Love

Love is the fickle ruler of our lives, driving us mad when we are in it, and even madder when we aren’t. It makes us sick, it makes us drunk, it makes us blind. Turns out we’ve been suckers for centuries. La technique pour tomber amoureux et désaimer quelqu'un. Vous pensez les émotions indomptables ?

La technique pour tomber amoureux et désaimer quelqu'un

When should you settle down? Christine Rosch.

When should you settle down?

La science en bref 11 speciale st valentin. 17 Science-Backed Ways Men Can Appear More Attractive To Women. George Clooney.Alessandro Bianchi/Reuters It's almost Valentine's Day, and for many, the pressure is on to find that special someone.

17 Science-Backed Ways Men Can Appear More Attractive To Women

Whether you're simply looking for a date or hoping to find something that lasts, you could benefit from the decades of psychological research on the qualities that women find most attractive in a male partner. We've rounded up some of the most compelling scientific insights, so you can step up your game. Look for the universal signals of flirtation. How To Have A Happy Sex Life With Your Partner, According To Science. Hollywood movies, cheap sitcoms, and glossy magazines are often blamed for muddying our perceptions of sex, love, and relationships.

How To Have A Happy Sex Life With Your Partner, According To Science

Fortunately, there has been some empirical study on the matter to separate gossip from reality. Social psychologists from the University of Toronto investigated the sex lives of 1,900 participants, including both heterosexual and homosexual relationships, in the hopes of answering the age-old question: what makes a happy sex life? In essence, their study found that sex satisfaction in long-term relationships all centers around our desire to work on our sexual problems and our sexual expectations (or “sexpectations” as the researchers call it). 36 Questions That Make Strangers Fall In Love (The LAB) Scientists asked 5,500 Americans to reveal their 'relationship deal breakers' — here's what they learned. Do you have a secret list of things that would disqualify someone from being your significant other?

Scientists asked 5,500 Americans to reveal their 'relationship deal breakers' — here's what they learned

Apparently, many people do — and now those lists are not so secret anymore. A series of studies on "relationship deal breakers," published last year in the journal Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, represents "the first systematic and comprehensive attempt to understand the traits that people avoid in their partners," the team of social scientists behind the studies writes. 8 Science-Backed Ways To Appear More Attractive. What makes people attractive?

8 Science-Backed Ways To Appear More Attractive

And sometimes really, really attractive? Hotness is devilishly hard to generalize. A person's mood, cultural upbringing, and ability to get along with someone, for example, add up to radically different ideas about who's sexy and who's not. That said, researchers have found some commonalities that seem to make people more attractive than others, and they can be helpful in thinking about how we present ourselves to the world. We've rounded up some of the more compelling science here. Male vs Female Orgasms - Which Is Better? How Internet Porn Affects Romantic Life. Have Children? Here’s How Kids Ruin Your Romantic Relationship. Lots of women look forward to motherhood – getting to know a tiny baby, raising a growing child, developing a relationship with a maturing son or daughter.

Have Children? Here’s How Kids Ruin Your Romantic Relationship

All over the world, people believe that parenting is the most rewarding part of life. And it’s good that so many mothers treasure that bond with their child, because the transition to parenthood causes profound changes in a woman’s marriage and her overall happiness… and not for the better. Families usually welcome a baby to the mix with great expectations. But as a mother’s bond with a child grows, it’s likely that her other relationships are deteriorating. I surveyed decades of studies on the psychological effects of having a child to write my book “Great Myths of Intimate Relationships: Dating, Sex, and Marriage,” and here’s what the research literature shows.

Scientists Identify 38 Genes Linked With Losing Your Virginity. If teen comedies are anything to go by, losing your virginity is a combination of circumstance, luck, and awkward social ladders. However, scientists are now starting to find that genetics could also play a role. Researchers from the University of Cambridge have identified 38 genes that correlate with the age people lose their virginity. Some of these genes accounted for the release of sex hormones and the age of puberty, while others related to neurocognitive traits that affect behavior.

Does Sex Count As Exercise? Sex isn’t only a pleasurable experience, with some reports claiming the act also has health benefits that can be compared to those of exercise. In fact, the physiological response to sex is similar to that of exercise. Landmark studies in the 1960s showed people having sex had an increase in their respiratory rate, heart rate and blood pressure. These are all signs the body is working at an elevated rate, similar to that experienced during exercise. More recently, these findings have been replicated by a number of researchers using less obtrusive, miniaturised and wireless equipment, enabling more realistic results. Lundi, c'est photoplethysmographie. Ce week-end, samedi 16 et dimanche 17 avril, je serai au festival BD de Perros-Guirrec. Si vous êtes dans le coin... SOURCES :– L'image de la carte postale est encore tirée du blog Hippopolivre, la bibliothèque idéale d'Hippopotable, mon fournisseur officiel d'images.

Cette magnifique illustration est tirée de ce bouquin pour enfants sur la sexualité, dont la couv n'augure pas une vie épanouie, mais c'est mon avis personnel. – Une fois de plus cette note est inspirée de Mary Roach, mais cette fois de son livre "BONK".– Les tests sur l'excitation des femmes via le photoplethysmographe ont été réalisés par le Female Psychology Laboratory du Departement de psychologie de l'université du Texas, à Austin. – Un photoplethysmographe vaginal est une sorte de tampon qui envoie, grosso modo, de la lumière contre la paroi vaginale et détecte en retour, en fonction de la lumière réfléchie, l'afflux sanguin de ladite paroi, et cela, 60 fois par seconde. I fucking love science. Oxytocin-like Spray Claims To Make Men Appear 15 Percent More Attractive.

“Love potions” sound like a major plot tool in a seedy remake of a "Harry Potter" film. However, a study claims it has developed an oxytocin-like spray that can make women find their partner up to “15 percent more attractive.” The hormone oxytocin is the body’s own love drug. While it’s most commonly associated with maternal bonding and cuddles, the hormone is also known to be linked to orgasms, trust between people, and loss of social inhibition. Les 5 Langages de l’amour. Les connaître améliorera drastiquement tes relations. On peut donner et recevoir de l’amour de 5 manières différentes. Study Reveals Why We All Love People That Are Bad For Us. “Nice guys finish last” is a saying that’s bandied about a lot these days. The implication is that only the “bad boys” or “bad girls,” those with deviant personalities and darker outlooks on life, get the partner they’re after. Although it seems counterintuitive that the more neurotic and impulsive you are, the more likely you are to have more sexual partners, a new study published in the journal Evolution and Human Behavior seems to back this up.

The study focused on a variety of heterosexual men and women aged 16 to 67, analyzing their various pathological personality traits – extreme mental and physical behavioral disorders – ranging in severity from non-existent to medically diagnosable. The 959 subjects were all asked detailed questions relating to their relationship history, the number of children they had, their job type and income, educational level, and other socioeconomic factors.

The Physical Characteristics That Make Men More Attractive, According To Science. Asexuality is Probably More Common Than We ThinkVideo. There are many sexual orientations, such as heterosexual, bisexual, homosexual, pansexual, polysexual, and others. Among the ‘others’ is asexuality, which is actually where the person is just indifferent about any sexual feeling at all. Originally thought to be some kind of psychological disorder, asexuality can actually be classified as a type of sexuality. The Science of Kissing. Observatoire Gleeden de l’infidélité - Enquête sur les perceptions et les comportements des Français en matière d’aventures extra-conjugales. Spouses Tend To Have Similar DNA. What attracted you to your spouse? Remote-Controlled Contraceptive Implant That Lasts 16 Years. Born this way? An evolutionary view of ‘gay genes’

The claim that homosexual men share a “gay gene” created a furore in the 1990s. New Contraceptive Lasts For Three Months And Protects Against HIV And Pregnancy. La liberté sexuelle en question: Catherine Blanc at TEDxParis 2013. Helen Fisher nous explique pourquoi nous aimons et pourquoi parfois, nous trompons. Does Size Really Matter? Why Do We Kiss? That Loving Feeling. Does Penis Size Matter? What teens really want to know about sex.

6 areas of research that offer fascinating conclusions on sexuality. The standard narrative of human sexual evolution says: men provide women with goods and services in exchange for women’s sexual fidelity. Tristram Wyatt: The smelly mystery of the human pheromone. Amy Webb: How I hacked online dating. New Study Suggests Genetic Link To Homosexuality. Contraceptive Pill Acts As "Beer Goggles", Making Unattractive Men Seem More Attractive.

Helen Fisher: The brain in love. An Online Dating Site for Singles. Dan Dennett: Cute, sexy, sweet, funny. The Science Of Orgasms. "Hypersexualisation" des fillettes : l'enquête de l'Obs - 5 mars 2012. The science of attraction - Dawn Maslar. Christopher Ryan: Are we designed to be sexual omnivores? Study Finds More Reasons to Get and Stay Married. Study Concludes That Women Who Squirt During Sex Are Actually Peeing. Femmes fontaines: leur mystère dévoilé. Breakup Studies Help People Get Over Breakups. I heart intelligence 5 things you should do for yourself before getting into a relationship.

How a Math Genius Hacked OkCupid to Find True Love. Meilleur site de rencontre: lequel choisir entre AdopteUnMec, Attractive World...? Inside OKCupid: The math of online dating - Christian Rudder. What is love? - Brad Troeger. Can Science Improve Your Sex Life? 10 facts about infidelity. Brain Scans Can Now Detect If You're In Love. Mating Market Theory: The Math Of One-Night Stands And Long-Term Relationships. Why Do Men Exist? I Heart Intelligence Sapiosexuality: Why Some of Us are Attracted Purely by Intelligence (backed by science, of course)

I Heart Intelligence Why Women Want a Funny Man (There's A Scientific Explanation) Scientists Discover Evolutionary Advantage For Homosexuality. The Science Behind A More Meaningful Understanding Of Sexual Orientation. Scientists Reveal What The Perfect Penis Looks Like. 10 facts about infidelity. The relationship compatibility test. Women hurt more by breakups but recover more fully. Is Masturbation Good For You? Esther Perel: Rethinking infidelity ... a talk for anyone who has ever loved. Wedding Bells Or Single Again: Psychology Predicts Where Your Relationship Is Headed. The Science of Cheating.