Announcing the Tenth Annual SPSP Sexuality Pre-Conference!

October 5, 2022 by Justin Lehmiller

I am pleased to announce the tenth annual SPSP Sexuality Pre-Conference! It will be held next February prior to the annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology. Our last nine pre-conferences were wildly successful and we are excited to further build on this tradition.  The next SPSP Sexuality Pre-Conference will take place...

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Announcing the Tenth Annual SPSP Sexuality Pre-Conference!
Gen Z is Missing Out on the Benefits of Sex
Gen Z is Missing Out on the Benefits of Sex

September 21, 2022 by Justin Lehmiller

Generally speaking, sexual activity is good for our mental health. Sex (however you like to do it) has the potential to enhance our psychological well-being, as well as the connection...

Dating & Relationships, Media & Culture, Sex Tips
Study Abroad With Me in Amsterdam and Berlin for a Course on Sex and Culture
Study Abroad With Me in Amsterdam and Berlin for a Course on Sex and Culture

September 5, 2022 by Justin Lehmiller

I’m excited to announce a unique study abroad program in conjunction with the Sexual Health Alliance. We are offering study abroad courses in both Amsterdam and Berlin focused on sex...

Media & Culture, Potpourri
Wearable Oral Sex Undies Can Provide Protection, Comfort, And Fun
Wearable Oral Sex Undies Can Provide Protection, Comfort, And Fun

August 25, 2022 by Justin Lehmiller

 **Note: This post is sponsored by Lorals In recent years, oral sex has become one of the most common sexual behaviors that people engage in. In fact, aside from intercourse,...

Safe Sex
Happy K-Day! Celebrating the History of Women’s Sexuality Research
Happy K-Day! Celebrating the History of Women’s Sexuality Research

August 20, 2022 by Justin Lehmiller

Sixty-nine years ago this week (August 20, 1953), the media first reported on some of the major findings from Alfred Kinsey’s classic book Sexual Behavior in the Human Female. This...

Potpourri
What You Need To Know About Monkeypox
What You Need To Know About Monkeypox

August 11, 2022 by Justin Lehmiller

Monkeypox has recently become one of the dominant topics of conversations in the sexual health community and in the media more broadly. Case counts are increasing quickly and vaccines are...

Safe Sex, Videos
LoveHoney Sex Toys Tips For ‘Cheat-Proofing’ Your Relationship
Tips For ‘Cheat-Proofing’ Your Relationship

July 18, 2022 by Justin Lehmiller

Most people say that their ideal relationship would be monogamous. Despite this, however, a lot of people seem to have a really hard time maintaining monogamy. So if monogamy is...

Dating & Relationships, Psychology
The Truth About the 5 Love Languages, and How to Show Love
The Truth About the 5 Love Languages, and How to Show Love

July 11, 2022 by Justin Lehmiller

The “love language” concept has become increasingly popular as a way of explaining differences in how people prefer to show and receive love. However, despite its enormous popularity, there still...

Dating & Relationships, Psychology
Views on Sexual Morality in the United States in 2022
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...

Sex Ed
Future Method Butt and Body Scrub Sex and Psychology is Hiring!
Sex and Psychology is Hiring!

June 20, 2022 by Justin Lehmiller

[September 14, 2022 Update: Applications are closed because this position has been filled. However, please keep an eye out for future postings!]  Sex and Psychology was founded with the goal...

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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