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How Men Feel About Their Own Penises (Infographic)

September 25, 2013 by Justin Lehmiller


When it comes to penises, many people appear to subscribe to the belief that “bigger is better.” We see this in the world of porn, which tends to glorify men with extraordinarily large genitals; however, there is a multi-million dollar industry dedicated to helping men increase the size of their penises via pumps, pills, creams, and surgeries.

So in a world where men are constantly reminded that “size matters,” how do they feel about their own penises? Check out the infographic below for a look at what the research says.

Infographic showing data on how men feel about their own penises

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Dr. Justin Lehmiller
Founder & Owner of Sex and Psychology

Dr. Justin Lehmiller is a social psychologist and Research Fellow at The Kinsey Institute. He runs the Sex and Psychology blog and podcast and is author of the popular book Tell Me What You Want. Dr. Lehmiller is an award-winning educator, and a prolific researcher who has published more than 50 academic works.

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