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From Playground to Battleground: Where Women and Men Learn Conflict Styles | Psychology Today

From Playground to Battleground: Where Women and Men Learn Conflict Styles | Psychology Today | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

Have you wondered where our conflict styles come from? How influenced are they by sex role norms?

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Can you have sex so mind-blowing you can't remember it?

Can you have sex so mind-blowing you can't remember it? | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

There's a relatively more banal answer and then a much more fun answer.

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Do Pheromones Play a Role in Our Sex Lives?

Do Pheromones Play a Role in Our Sex Lives? | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

Humans might use a nuanced concoction of chemicals even more complex than formal pheromones to attract potential mates

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What Your 5-Year-Old Needs to Know About Sex | Psychology Today

What Your 5-Year-Old Needs to Know About Sex | Psychology Today | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

Start your sex conversations early with your child

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What is it like to be asexual?

What is it like to be asexual? | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
Jenni Goodchild does not experience sexual attraction, but in an increasingly sexualised society what is it like to be asexual?
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The Creative Situation of Cheating

The Creative Situation of Cheating | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

Creative people are more likely to cheat than less creative people, possibly because this talent increases their ability to rationalize their actions, according to research published by the American Psychological Association.

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Brain boosts visual processing of nudity

Brain boosts visual processing of nudity | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

Researchers at the University of Tampere and the Aalto University, Finland, have shown that the perception of nude bodies is boosted at an early stage of visual processing.

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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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Women after sex | Brain Blogger

Women after sex | Brain Blogger | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

First there was mystery. Why do women want to cuddle and men want to hit the road (after sex), then there was brain scanning and evolutionary psychology, and the mystery was no more

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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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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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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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How do women and girls feel when they see sexualised or sporty images of female athletes?

How do women and girls feel when they see sexualised or sporty images of female athletes? | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

The potentially harmful effect of ultra-thin models and air-brushed female celebrities on the body image and self-esteem of women is well-documented.

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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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Video: Recovering from Cheating

Video: Recovering from Cheating | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

how does a relationship recover from cheating? How do you make amends with it personally?

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Why Do I Find Porn More Exciting Than A Partner?

Why Do I Find Porn More Exciting Than A Partner? | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

Neuroscience reveals how Internet porn can trump real sex

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Subjects Wanted to Drink Bourbon and Watch Erotic Films

Subjects Wanted to Drink Bourbon and Watch Erotic Films | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

In 1970, less was known about the causes and mechanisms of alcohol blackouts. A study by Goodwin and colleagues set out to learn more

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Study debunks stereotype that men think about sex all day long

Study debunks stereotype that men think about sex all day long | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
Men may think about sex more often than women do, but a new study suggests that men also think about other biological needs, such as eating and sleep, more frequently than women do, as well.
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Protecting Our Children - Clues to Sexual Predation

Protecting Our Children - Clues to Sexual Predation | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

We have all read about neighbors, stepfathers, teachers, priests, and coaches insidiously taking advantage of children in the most despicable of ways. Unfortunately law enforcement agencies cannot be with our children at all times and so once more it is up to the parents as well as care-givers


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Sex, brain cells and memory loss

Sex, brain cells and memory loss | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

A rare and mysterious condition called transient global amnesia is helping researchers understand the anatomy of memory and could be a useful model for Alzheimer's disease...

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Porn is ruining the sex lives of an entire Generation

Porn is ruining the sex lives of an entire Generation | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

Young men in their 20s apparently have no groove in bed — and it’s all because they’re addicted to pornography, according to a report in Psychology Today.

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