Achieving sexual climax requires a complex conspiracy of sensory and psychological signals—and the eventual silencing of critical brain areas
Neuroscientists are learning how pure sexual desire contributes to lasting relationships
For most people, pornography use has no negative effects—and it may even deter sexual violence
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Pairing up might have been the best move our ancestors ever made
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