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The diversity of sexuality and relationships
Nicole K. McNichols Ph.D.
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A recent study shows that there's more to sexual satisfaction than just orgasms, and that when it comes to female sexual pleasure, the situation matters.
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Nicole K. McNichols, Ph.D., is an Associate Teaching Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Washington in Seattle. She teaches "The Diversity of Human Sexuality," the university's largest and most popular undergraduate course.