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  • March 1995

    Bonobo Sex and Society

    The behavior of a close relative challenges assumptions about male supremacy in human evolution

    March 1, 1995 | Frans B. M. de Waal | 0

  • June 2002

    Disturbing Behaviors of the Orangutan

    Studies of these great apes show that some males pursue an unexpected and disquieting evolutionary strategy

    June 1, 2002 | Anne Nacey Maggioncalda and Robert M. Sapolsky | 0

  • June/July 2008 Bisexual Species: Unorthodox Sex in the Animal Kingdom

    Bisexual Species: Unorthodox Sex in the Animal Kingdom

    Homosexual behavior is common in nature, and it plays an important role in survival

    June 1, 2008 | Emily V. Driscoll | 0

  • April/May 2008 The Orgasmic Mind: The Neurological Roots of Sexual Pleasure

    The Orgasmic Mind: The Neurological Roots of Sexual Pleasure

    Achieving sexual climax requires a complex conspiracy of sensory and psychological signals—and the eventual silencing of critical brain areas

    April 1, 2008 | Martin Portner | 0

  • February/March 2007

    Sex and the Secret Nerve

    Could a little-known cranial nerve be the route by which human pheromones turn us on?

    February 1, 2007 | R. Douglas Fields | 0

  • His Brain, Her Brain

    His Brain, her Brain

    It turns out that male and female brains differ quite a bit in architecture and activity. Research into these variations could lead to sex-specific treatments for disorders such as depression and schizophrenia

    October 1, 2012 | Larry Cahill | 0

  • February/March 2008 Affairs of the Lips: Why We Kiss

    Affairs of the Lips: Why We Kiss

    Researchers are revealing hidden complexities behind the simple act of kissing, which relays powerful messages to your brain, body and partner

    February 1, 2008 | Chip Walter | 0

  • February/March 2007 The Truth about Online Dating

    The Truth about Online Dating

    The hype is huge, and the findings are somewhat disturbing—but the future of online dating looks good

    February 1, 2007 | Robert Epstein | 0

  • February/March 2006

    Do Gays Have a Choice?

    Science offers a clear and surprising answer to a controversial question

    February 1, 2006 | Robert Epstein | 0

  • December 2008/January 2009 Why Do Men Buy Sex?

    Why Do Men Buy Sex?

    Some researchers say johns seek intimacy on demand; others believe these men typically want to use and dominate women

    December 1, 2008 | Nikolas Westerhoff | 0

  • February/March 2007 Abnormal Attraction

    Abnormal Attraction

    Most people are repulsed by the idea of sex with children. But keeping children safe from pedophiles means trying to discover how this disastrous craving comes about--and how to tame it

    February 1, 2007 | Peer Briken, Andreas Hill and Wolfgang Berner, Andreas Hill and Wolfgang Berner | 0

  • April/May 2008

    Misunderstood Crimes

    Once a sex offender, always a sex offender?

    April 1, 2008 | Hal Arkowitz and Scott O. Lilienfeld | 0

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