Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Like male nipples, they persist simply because there is no good reason to get rid of them. Lloyd summarizes dozens of evolutionary accounts of the female orgasm--and knocks them all down. I believe that her book settles the argument, and the implications for future male-female social relationships are profound. There is also no evidence that reproductive success in women or other primates correlates to their orgasmic capacity!
The Case of the Female Orgasm: Bias in the Science of Evolution
Methods Nine hundred twenty-six sexually active heterosexual premenopausal women reported on frequency of sexual activities and frequency of orgasm occurrence, cognitive factors, and social desirability. She sat down with professors, researchers, and students about several new s No Kindle device required. This time the press has it right. For decades, evolutionary biologists have questioned why this physiological and emotional response should occur in women; men need orgasm to propel sperm out of the penis and into a female reproductive tract to improve their reproductive success, but women need not orgasm to conceive. Stimulate the female clitoris and you get an orgasm which has no reproductive function, but is highly pleasurable. Nan Wise a licensed psychotherapist, cognitive neuroscientist, certified sex therapist, board certified clinical hypnotherapist, and certified relationship specialist.
Where Does the Female Orgasm Come from? Scientists Think They Know - Scientific American
The other 20 theories she dismisses as illogical or incompatible with data on women's sexuality. Puts welcomed the new study as a provocative addition to the debate over the female orgasms. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio streamed directly from their servers. Zhana and Joe talk to a doctor who's been called "The Vagina Scientist. Abstract This essay interrogates the assemblage of female sexuality. Divorce our cultural and acquired ideas about orgasm from our scientific approach, and treat it like a poorly-understood biological process. They began by getting better acquainted with the sex lives of other animals, poring through obscure old journals to gather information on species ranging from aardvarks to koalas.