Topic: Cindy Meston

Placebo Effect Significantly Improves Women's Sexual Satisfaction, Study Shows

Sept. 15, 2010

Many women with low sex drives reported greater sexual satisfaction after taking a placebo, according to new psychology research from The University of Texas at Austin and Baylor College of Medicine.

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Fall 2009 research roundup

Jan. 7, 2010
Fall 2009 research roundup

Why do women have sex? Why don't some ants? Is your online personality the real you? What do bats sing about to each other? Who's that new meat-eater shaking up the dinosaur family tree? Do toddlers make their own grammar?

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Why Women Have Sex Research Receives National Attention with Release of New Book

Oct. 12, 2009
Why Women Have Sex Research Receives National Attention with Release of New Book

The mystery of why women have sex, and what they want out of it, has long been an elusive study -- something even Sigmund Freud called "the great question." Researchers have historically theorized that women's motives lie in love and commitment [...]

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Why Do Women Have Sex? Study Reveals Complexities of Female Arousal

Sept. 21, 2009

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 are motivated by a shocking array of reasons that range from the mundane ("I was bored") to a sense of adventure ("I wanted to know what it was like before getting married"), and from the altruistic ("I felt sorry for him") to the borderline evil ("I wanted to give him a sexually transmitted disease").

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