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About Dr. Lehmiller

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Dr. Justin Lehmiller received his Ph.D. in Social Psychology from Purdue University. He is a Research Fellow at The Kinsey Institute and author of the book Tell Me What You Want: The Science of Sexual Desire and How It Can Help You Improve Your Sex Life. Dr. Lehmiller is an award-winning educator, having been honored three times with the Certificate of Teaching Excellence from Harvard University, where he taught for several years.

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Views on Sexual Morality in the United States in 2022

July 4, 2022 by Justin Lehmiller

According to Gallup’s 2022 Moral Issues Survey, American adults’ views on sexual morality have become more liberal since the turn of the century. In fact, for some of the issues on this survey, Gallup recorded the most liberal views on record–an interesting paradox in a time when politicians and judges are increasingly legislating morality and restricting sexual...

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Views on Sexual Morality in the United States in 2022
Get a Free HIV Test for National HIV Testing Day
Get a Free HIV Test for National HIV Testing Day

June 27, 2022 by Justin Lehmiller

HIV prevention and treatment have taken great strides over the last few decades, but there is still much to be done. In the United States alone, there are currently more...

Safe Sex
Sex and Psychology is Hiring!
Sex and Psychology is Hiring!

June 20, 2022 by Justin Lehmiller

Sex and Psychology was founded with the goal of sharing the science of sex and relationships in a way that is informative, engaging, and accessible. Most of us never received...

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Everything You Think You Know About Stonewall…Is Probably False
Everything You Think You Know About Stonewall…Is Probably False

June 15, 2022 by Justin Lehmiller

It’s June, and that means it’s LGBTQ+ Pride Month. At this time of year, we often hear a lot about Stonewall and the night of June 27, 1969. The stories...

LGBTQIA+, Videos
This Week in the History of Sex: Homosexual Necrophilia in the Mallard Duck
This Week in the History of Sex: Homosexual Necrophilia in the Mallard Duck

June 6, 2022 by Justin Lehmiller

Twenty-seven years ago this week, something unusual took place in the Netherlands: an observational study of the world’s first known case of homosexual necrophilia in the mallard duck. Yes, you...

Potpourri, Videos
How Marijuana Affects Our Sex Lives
How Marijuana Affects Our Sex Lives

May 30, 2022 by Justin Lehmiller

Research finds that nearly half of American adults (46%) have used marijuana in some way at least once before. People use it for all kinds of purposes, from pain relief...

Sex Ed
How Advances in Sex Toy Technology Can Enhance Men’s Sexual Performance
How Advances in Sex Toy Technology Can Enhance Men’s Sexual Performance

May 23, 2022 by Justin Lehmiller

**Note: This post is sponsored by The Handy More than 4 in 10 men report having experienced at least one sexual difficulty in the past year. Experiencing difficulties during sex...

Potpourri, Sex Tips
Tell Me What You Want

Tell Me What You Want

Discover what the largest survey of sexual fantasies in America tells us about the erotic mind – and how to have a healthier, hotter sex life.

Sex and Psychology Podcast

Sex and Psychology Podcast

Take a deep dive into the psychology of sex and relationships. This is the sex ed you never got in school – and won’t get anywhere else.

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