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By Michael Pittaro Ph.D. on January 18, 2019 in The Crime and Justice Doctor
Are we doing enough as a nation to identify and assist victims of sex trafficking—particularly those who commit crimes to escape their situations?
By Robert Weiss LCSW, CSAT-S on January 16, 2019 in Love and Sex in the Digital Age
What is sexual offending? How do we define it? Where does R. Kelly fit into the offending spectrum?
By Jack Pemment MA, MS on January 13, 2019 in Blame the Amygdala
The need to identify possible acts of necrophilia and necrophilic desires and intentions is crucial, and not just for law enforcement.
By Katherine Ramsland Ph.D. on January 09, 2019 in Shadow Boxing
Despite their rarity, female lust killers show us a dark side of human nature equal to male depravity.
By Carl E Pickhardt Ph.D. on January 07, 2019 in Surviving (Your Child's) Adolescence
Learning about love is not taught in the classroom, but through young life experience and the lessons can have abiding value.
By Wendy L. Patrick, Ph.D. on January 04, 2019 in Why Bad Looks Good
Everyone at one time or another has been in a friendship with ambiguous boundaries. Are you “just friends” or not?
By Stephen Snyder M.D. on January 02, 2019 in SexualityToday
Many of us have sexual aspects that are more typical of the opposite gender. What's that all about?
By Marty Klein Ph.D. on December 31, 2018 in Sexual Intelligence
Almost everyone is curious about other people's sex lives. The truth may not be exotic, but it's profound.
By Lawrence Josephs, Ph.D. on December 28, 2018 in Between the Sheets
Not enough sex and too much sex work in your marriage? Here's a coping strategy.
By Ritch C Savin-Williams Ph.D. on December 25, 2018 in Sex, Sexuality, and Romance
Many more negative than positive articles about sex have been published in four major journals since the 1960s. What explains the negativity bias in sex research?
By Psychology Today Editorial Staff on December 13, 2018 in Brainstorm
A large study allowed researchers to investigate the relationship between social isolation and mortality among white and black men and women.
By Sherry Hamby Ph.D. on December 12, 2018 in The Web of Violence
In a society where women are often guilty until proven innocent, it is rare that a woman has only one #metoo story to her name.
By Katherine Ramsland Ph.D. on December 12, 2018 in Shadow Boxing
Shocking deviant sexual crimes make us wonder how these offenders became this way and what we should do with them.
By The Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research on December 12, 2018 in Evidence-Based Living
There is clear evidence that the foundations for sex education comes from parents and guardians at home.
By Elizabeth J. Meyer Ph.D. on December 11, 2018 in Gender and Schooling
Rolling back funding for sexuality education harms adolescents across America.
By Rebecca S. Heiss Ph.D. on December 10, 2018 in Psych-illogical
Justice, like beauty, is in the eye of the beholder. So what should be done with this Christmas classic?
By Amanda Rose Ph.D. on December 08, 2018 in Between Us
It may have nothing to do with you.
By Rebecca S. Heiss Ph.D. on December 08, 2018 in Psych-illogical
Feel like you're trapped in never-ending relationship games? Your brain may be to blame.
By Joachim I Krueger Ph.D. on December 02, 2018 in One Among Many
Happiness is all that it is cracked up to be. Let us not moralize it.
By Elizabeth Letourneau, Ph.D. on November 19, 2018 in Prevention Now
How might I benefit from attending a conference entitled, "Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers"? You might be surprised.
By Gurit E. Birnbaum, Ph.D. on November 15, 2018 in Intimately Connected
How does sex set the stage for deepening the emotional connection between strangers?
By Noam Shpancer Ph.D. on November 13, 2018 in Insight Therapy
The threesome resides between excitement and trepidation, between problem and solution, and between adventurousness and carelessness.
By Madeleine A Fugère Ph.D. on November 02, 2018 in Dating and Mating
Fascinating research on sexual arousal shows that women may not consciously realize which partners strongly attract them. But does physiological arousal equate to sexual desire?
By Justin J Lehmiller Ph.D. on November 02, 2018 in The Myths of Sex
Social psychology can help to explain why people view their own sexual behaviors differently from those of others.
By Michael A. Perelman Ph.D. on October 31, 2018 in Sexual Tipping Point
He feels it happening and frantically grabs a tissue...What is the link between premature ejaculation and a sneeze?