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Women are turned on more by fantasy than reality

Men are aroused by thinking about sexual activity with someone they find attractive. Only two thirds (69%) of women ever have erotic fantasies. The...

Women’s arousal depends on a more indirect mechanism

Men are turned on as a direct consequence of their drive to penetrate (a female) and thrust until ejaculation. A woman lacks this drive....

Female arousal is more deeply buried in the subconscious

Sexual phenomena (such as masturbation or gay sex) tend to be shocking and alien until we discover we enjoy them.  Similarly once we experience...

Understanding what works: erotic versus emotional stimuli

If men were attracted to responsive women presumably they would appreciate a woman who could orgasm within say 5 seconds of being stimulated. In...

Relatively few women use a vibrator to masturbate

Sex toys are a useful addition to a couple’s sex play: to take the pressure off a man’s erection and to provide erotic stimulation...

The G-spot explains the orgasms women think they have

Inexperienced women explore various parts of their body before discovering orgasm but most women (84%) masturbate by stimulating the clitoris. Yet some women today...

Only some women think they orgasm through intercourse

When we talk about ‘consensual sex’ who exactly is consenting and what are they consenting to? Women may consent to intercourse but consent...