A study published last month in The Journal of Sex and Marital Therapy found that nearly 37 percent of American women required clitoral stimulation to experience orgasmcompared with 18 percent of women who said that vaginal penetration alone was enough to come. According to Debby Herbenicka researcher at the Center for Sexual Health Promotion at Indiana University, the results of this study revealed women's wide range of preferences when it came to how they liked being touched during sex. The study, which was conducted in partnership with OMGYesa company focused on "the science of women's pleasure," surveyed more than 1, women between the ages of 18 and
The Kinsey Institute fields a multitude of questions about sexuality, gender, reproduction, and other topics. Consult the topics below for answers, statistics, and resources to our most frequently asked questions. This is not a repository for all answers and statistics related to human sexuality, gender, or reproduction.
Sexual function and activity in old age have been inadequately studied world over. It is important to know that aging processes are not confined to persons beyond the age of 60 years; many changes in elderly have their antecedents in the middle age. This study sought to determine the patterns of sexual activity and function in individuals over 50 years of age.
Usually not: The vast majority of Americans are monogamous and happy about it, expressing satisfaction with their sex lives and a broad preference for emotional commitment in sexual relationships. Most by far prefer marriage to the single life. But there's more to sex in America in than that s picture suggests.
How many women have sex before marriage? Photo:Getty Images. No matter your particular preferences between the sheets, sexual behavior is unbelievably complex.
Sexual Preference: Its Development in Men and Women is a book about the development of sexual orientation by the psychologist Alan P. Bell and the sociologists Martin S. Weinberg and Sue Kiefer Hammersmith, in which the authors reevaluate what were at the time of its publication widely held ideas about the origins of heterosexuality and homosexualitysometimes rejecting entirely the factors proposed as causes, and in other cases concluding that their importance had been exaggerated.
One study found that, on average, women's satisfaction with their partner's actual height was greatest when he was 21cm taller than themselves. Conversely, men's satisfaction was greatest with a woman who was 8cm shorter than them. Not only do women want taller men; they seem to favour a bigger height difference than men.