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Sexual selection in humans: What is attractive and why

Sexual selection in humans: What is attractive and why | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

Sexual selection is a variant of natural selection in which one gender prefers certain traits be present in their mate. Thus individuals with those attractive traits will have a high reproductive success, spreading their genes (and the trait) through the population.

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A Diversity of Sexual Imagery

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Does watching gay porn reduce homophobia? The Internet, and its accompanying pornography, has likely been useful in reducing cultural homophobia.

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Sex and Aggression Are Closely Linked

Sex and Aggression Are Closely Linked | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

Brain neurons responsible for aggression appear to be located close to the neurons responsible for mating, high-tech experiments on male mice have shown.

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Fact or Fantasy: Men and Women Are Sexually Alike | Psychology Today

Fact or Fantasy: Men and Women Are Sexually Alike | Psychology Today | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

Regardless of gender, sexual fantasies are windows into our psyches.

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"Sex Difference" vs "Gender Difference?" Oh, I'm so confused! | Psychology Today

"Sex Difference" vs "Gender Difference?" Oh, I'm so confused! | Psychology Today | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

Is it a sex difference or a gender difference?

According to the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, "Gender is cultural and is the term to use when referring to women and men as social groups. Sex is biological; use it when the biological distinction is predominant."

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Evolutionary Psychology: Bad Economy Means More Sex For Men

Evolutionary Psychology: Bad Economy Means More Sex For Men | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
There may be a sexual upside to an economic downside; more sex.
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Study refutes suggestion that men prefer the lady in red because of body association

Study refutes suggestion that men prefer the lady in red because of body association | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
The color red has long been associated with women's sexual attractiveness, but a new study has shown that this is not linked to any association in men's minds with the redness of women's genitalia.
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Hypersexuality and Technology is A Dangerous Mix!

Hypersexuality and Technology is A Dangerous Mix! | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

What Are Some of the Consequence of Hypersexual and Sex Addiction?

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New Study Finds Bisexual Women, More Likely Than Bisexual Men, To Be Depressed And Abuse Alcohol

New Study Finds Bisexual Women, More Likely Than Bisexual Men, To Be Depressed And Abuse Alcohol | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

Bisexual women are more likely than their male counterparts to suffer from depression and stress and to binge-drink

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BPS Research Digest: Male-to-female transsexuals have "male" brains

BPS Research Digest: Male-to-female transsexuals have "male" brains | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

in one of the first studies of its kind, Ivanak Savic and Stefan Arver have scanned the brains of 24 heterosexual, pre-operative male-to-female transsexuals and compared their structure to the brains of 24 heterosexual male and 24 heterosexual female controls.

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The Pill May Dampen Women’s Sexuality, But Increases Relationship Strength

The Pill May Dampen Women’s Sexuality, But Increases Relationship Strength | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
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