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Justin Lehmiller
Social psychologist, sex researcher, pinball wizard. Published in VICE, Playboy, & NY Mag. Kinsey Institute Research Fellow. Author of the blog Sex & Psychology
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Justin Lehmiller 21m
RT : In contrast to moral judgment, you WANT a guy who is looking for pleasure: “desire seems to be more fragile when it is fueled by relational expectations rather than pleasure-centered urges (as in the case of secure men).”
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"After gay men of any race, who have the highest risk of infection, black women are the group most vulnerable to HIV...And while PrEP has been proven to reduce new HIV diagnoses when used consistently, it's mostly white gay men who have benefited so far."
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Justin Lehmiller 17h
Research suggests that, contrary to popular belief, sex the night before a sporting event or competition does not affect subsequent athletic performance.
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Justin Lehmiller 21h
Science, beer, food, & sex--what more could you ask for? Join me next Thursday (Feb 25) for at Shoefly Public House in . It's a free event with sex researchers & therapists answering your questions. RSVP & find more info here:
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Justin Lehmiller Feb 20
RT : In 1990, 33% of heterosexual Americans met through friends, ~1% met online. Today, 20% meet through friends, 40% meet online. In 1990, 30% of gay Americans met through friends, 0% met online. Today, 17% meet through friends, 65% meet online
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Jack Murphy Feb 20
NEW PODCAST: is a social psychologist who has taught at Harvard and is currently a Research Fellow at the world famous Kinsey Institute. We answer the question, "what is normal?" when it comes to sexual wants, wishes, and desires.
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Justin Lehmiller Feb 20
Does Sex Affect Athletic Performance?
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Justin Lehmiller Feb 19
Check out the latest episode of the , where I chat about sex fantasies, sex education, how you can improve your sex life, my book , and much more! It's a great conversation that covers a lot of ground:
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Justin Lehmiller Feb 19
breaks down how ethical non-monogamy works and the stigma some associate with having multiple partners. With @janetwhardyr
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Justin Lehmiller Feb 19
"Evolutionary psychologists have long thought that facial attractiveness was a health cue. However, recent work suggests that it might simply be a byproduct of how easy some faces are for the brain to encode."
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Justin Lehmiller Feb 18
There are a LOT of things people get wrong about & , but as someone who studies these topics for a living, I’ve noticed that some false beliefs are more common than others. Here's one of the biggest misconceptions I've noticed:
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Justin Lehmiller Feb 18
RT : "insecurely attached people are susceptible to experiencing sexual and relational difficulties. Somewhat paradoxically, however, the relationships of insecurely attached people are especially likely to benefit from sex."
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Jack Murphy Feb 18
NEW PODCAST!! I talk to about his new book "Tell Me What You Really Want" - which explains the sexual fantasies of over 4,000 Americans. Group sex, orgies, threesomes, bondage, S&M, and Dom/Sub are on just about everyone's list!
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Justin Lehmiller Feb 18
New sex study posted: The Influence of Body Shape on Impressions of Traits (Kwantlen Polytechnic University). Open to persons of all gender and sexual orientation identities.
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Justin Lehmiller Feb 18
I found that 6% of my sample reported having ever had fantasies about prepubescent children; 2% reported such fantasies often. Those numbers are in line with other studies looking at the prevalence of pedophilic interests, such as this one:
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Justin Lehmiller Feb 18
The Biggest Misconception About Sex
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GigiEngle Feb 18
How we develop kinks? I explored the topic for this week. Thanks to the help of Goddess Aviva, and - we looked into how we start to want what we want.
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Jack Murphy Feb 18
New podcast released later today! and I discuss his latest book “Tell Me What You Want” - where Justin surveyed 4,000 people about their most intimate sexual fantasies. Come hear what people really want and maybe learn that we’re not all that different...:)
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Justin Lehmiller Feb 17
Who has the best experiences acting on their sexual fantasies? People who are already in good relationships to start with, people with a higher sex drive and thrill-seeking tendencies, and people who are good at adapting to stress and uncertainty.
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Justin Lehmiller Feb 17
RT : Free e-access till April 13, 2019: New Archives of Sexual Behavior Target Article by et al. – “Pornography Problems Due to Moral Incongruence: An Integrative Model with a Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis”
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