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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 2h
Take your time. Research finds that rushed condom application puts people at increased risk for failure.
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Justin Lehmiller 13h
Men who have sex with men are the most likely to share & act on their group sex fantasies--and they report the most positive experiences, too. Straight women are least likely to share and act on these fantasies & report the least positive experiences.
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Justin Lehmiller 20h
Get caught up on my latest articles in . They cover everything from how porn affects your sex life to how to be more "in the moment" during sex to the psychological appeal of --and much more!
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Justin Lehmiller Apr 20
Whether people tend to have better or worse experiences with threesomes and other forms of group sex depends on both their gender and sexual orientation.
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Justin Lehmiller Apr 19
Humans attach a lot of psychological meaning to sex, which some researchers believe may be a way we evolved to cope with the fear of death.
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Justin Lehmiller Apr 19
RT : Extremely thorough and comprehensive (maybe slightly obsessed?) history of fetishistic sexuality in Western culture and medicine.
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Justin Lehmiller Apr 19
RT : shocking results... "in spite of the many years passed since original Milgram experiments...proportion of people submitting themselves to authority of experimenter remains very high (90%)...very close to original Milgram studies (85%)"
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Justin Lehmiller Apr 19
When Sex Is More Than Just Sex
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Justin Lehmiller Apr 18
For a male contraceptive to work, a man’s sperm count doesn’t actually need to be lowered to zero—getting it down to about 1 million sperm per milliliter of ejaculate is low enough. Odds are that none of those 1 million sperm will reach an egg.
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TONIC Apr 17
You don't need the same personality as your partner to be happy
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Elle & Ess Apr 18
Hey ya’ll — We took April off of blogging, but fear not. We will be back with a new book review (I’m lookin at you ), and an update on some sexy times in the Journal. Patience is rewarded.
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Justin Lehmiller Apr 18
RT : Dr. Richard Green, one of the earliest and most vocal critics of psychiatry’s classification of homosexuality as a mental disorder, has died
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Justin Lehmiller Apr 18
Replying to @AMA_About_Sex
Maybe start with the textbook to refresh your general knowledge base, then do a deep dive into the world of sex fantasies with Tell Me What You Want? Or do it the other way around--either way, you'll be happy :-)
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Justin Lehmiller Apr 18
Replying to @AMA_About_Sex
I haven't done a side-by-side comparison of the hardcopy and e-versions to ensure they're identical, but I would suspect that they are.
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Liberos Apr 18
New website launch Real experts dispel the myths about sex film science and curate important studies in the fields of neuroscience, experimental behavioral science, sociology and media studies, among others.
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Justin Lehmiller Apr 18
What can we learn from other cultures about coping with stress & balancing work & life? I spoke w/ for the answer and to learn more about how taking a cross-cultural perspective can enhance our health & happiness
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Justin Lehmiller Apr 17
Nationally representative surveys in both the US and Canada have both found that approximately 20% (1 in 5) adults say they have been in a sexually open relationship before. However, just 4-5% of adults currently in describe theirs as open.
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Justin Lehmiller Apr 17
Replying to @AMA_About_Sex
Depends how you like to read and how you plan to use it. I tend to prefer physical copies for my go-to references, but that’s just me!
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Justin Lehmiller Apr 17
Replying to @AMA_About_Sex
Thanks for checking out my books! And, yes, the text should be a good fit for you because it’s written from a biopsychosocial perspective
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Justin Lehmiller Apr 17
"What’s unnerving about it is, it has really challenged assumptions that I was raised with as a physician about the fragility of the brain. It appears from this study that it's not as fragile as we thought it was."
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