How Kinky Is Too Kinky? – The Science of Sex Podcast Ep. 29! – DrZhana

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How Kinky Is Too Kinky? – The Science of Sex Podcast Ep. 29!

What are some of the more common (and uncommon) kinks and fetishes?

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Paraphilia is defined as a condition characterized by abnormal sexual desires, typically involving extreme or dangerous activities. While this definition might draw some immediate conclusions, various paraphilias are very common, such as BDSM/kink, while others are more rare. On this week’s episode we spoke with Dr. Christian Joyal on his research on paraphilia and uncommon sexual interests.

Christian Joyal, Ph.D., is doctor in neuropsychology, full professor at the University of Quebec, co-director of the International Center of Comparative Criminology and associate researcher at the Philippe-Pinel Institute of Montreal. His main research interests concern the neuroimaging of sexual arousal and sexual deviance, the definition of “normal” sexuality and paraphilias, as well as motives and origins of BDSM proclivities.

Check out some of Dr. Joyals studies here:

“What Exactly is an Unusual Sexual Fantasy?”

“The Prevalence of Paraphilic Interests and Behaviors in the General Population”

“How anomalous are paraphilic interests?”

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