October 2017 – DrZhana

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  • Sexualized Images Undermine Women’s Success In Academia

    As of 2017, women are outnumbering men across all levels of higher education, yet men still dominate academic environments, where on average, they make more money and are more likely to hold higher positions of power. But how could this be? A new study published in the Journal of Applied Social Psychology aimed to identify a potential cause of this gap: sexualized professional climates. Context and climate matter for professional outcomes. Perceptions of workplace climate as sexist or tolerant of sexual harassment are associated with decreased job satisfaction, poorer job outcomes and higher exit intentions and actual withdrawal from the workplace, particularly among women. This study provides evidence

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  • Millennials vs. Gen X: TSOS Podcast, Ep.5!

    Are Millennials really the “hookup generation”? In this week’s episode of The Science of Sex, Joe Pardavila and I talk to Dr. Brooke Wells, an associate professor and director of the PhD program in Human Sexuality at Widener University, about four of her published studies that reveal surprising information about Millennials’ sexual behaviors and attitudes. Millennials were shown to more more accepting of premarital and same-sex sexual activity, and they were more likely to engage in same-sex sexual behavior, however, contrary to the popular belief that Millennials are a more sexually liberated generation, these studies show that Millennials are actually even less

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  • Check Out Adam & Eve for (Discounted) Sexy Goodies

    We all want good, exciting, and safe sex lives, and that often means getting our hands on some goodies: from the condoms-and-lube basics, to sexy outfits, to sex toys and furniture. What do you need and where do you go to get what you need, especially when a local sex shop isn’t an option? This week, I’ve partnered with Adam & Eve, the largest online retailer of sex supplies, to help you with anything you might need for those sexy times. Adam & Eve has a huge selection of products, and you can order anything online, to be delivered to your

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  • I Need a Favor…Rate and Review my Podcast!

    The fourth episode of The Science of Sex is out! In this episode, Joe Pardavila and I speak with Dr. James Pfaus about the “elusive” female orgasm, and why we consider it so mysterious! He published a study on this very topic in 2016, and shares all sorts of interesting facts with us! We also talk about the average size penis and couples who sleep in separate beds, so tune in to check that out! I need to ask you all a favor. And if you listen to this or any other episode, please please please rate and review it on iTunes

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  • Reveal All: Fear Nothing

    Performance artists and feminist pornographer, Madison Young, is bringing her newest piece into the sex-positive community in Brooklyn. Reveal All Fear Nothing: A Journey in Sex, Love, Porn and Feminism is a multi-media performance and experimental theater piece written and performed by post-porn modernist, Madison Young and developed with the legendary Annie Sprinkle. This is theater that cracks wide open the sexual underground worlds of BDSM, pornography, and kink while demystifying and celebrating these often misunderstood and misrepresented communities and movements. Reveal All is a modern adaptation of Sprinkle’s wildly successful and Internationally toured theater piece, Post Porn Modernist Show. Directed by Sophia

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  • Inside the Heads of Nonmonogamous Men

    Episode #3 of the Science of Sex podcast is up! Remember my recent Forbes article about the study that found that nonmonogamous men’s brains responded differently to romantic images than monogamous men’s? This week, Joe Pardavila and I talk with Dr. Lisa Dawn Hamilton, who ran that study! Tune in to hear us discuss this fascinating #legitsexscience! Listen, subscribe and share! Apple iTunes Google Play SoundCloud Stitcher

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  • The AI with Gaydar: TSOS Podcast, Ep. 2!

    The 2nd Science of Sex Podcast episode is out! Joe Pardavila and I spoke with Dr Michal Kosinski (Stanford University) about his controversial study on Artificial Intelligence being able to distinguish gay from straight faces. We address a lot of the misconceptions people had about the methods and conclusions of this study as well as the moral dilemmas around it. I know that I had a lot of questions when I first read this study, so I’m really excited to have gotten the answers to some of those! Some really fascinating stuff in there! (And we also discuss robot sex, going “commando”, and Hugh

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  • Popped My Podcast Cherry!

    Great news for all you sex science enthusiasts: the first episode of The Science of Sex, a podcast hosted by Joe Pardavila and me, has landed! I am so excited about this project! I’ve been wanting to do a podcast about sex research for a while now, and it’s finally coming to fruition, in no small part enabled by my collaboration with Joe, a long-time contributor & pop culture expert with the Morning Show at WPLJ Radio in NYC. In each episode of The Science of Sex, Joe and I will be reviewing recent sex science news, and going in-depth

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  • Monogamish Screening Plus Q&A!

    As you probably know, I’ve done a lot of research on consensual non-monogamy.  So the movie Monogamish instantly drew my attention. Check out the description: Recovering from a very public divorce, independent filmmaker and Italian Prince Tao Ruspoli takes to the road to talk to his relatives, advice columnists, psychologists, historians, anthropologists, artists, philosophers, sex workers, sex therapists, and ordinary couples about love, sex & monogamy in our culture. What he discovers about his very unconventional family, and about the history and psychology of love and marriage leads him to question the ideal of monogamy, and the traditional family values

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