The All-New Sex and Psychology Website is Here!

October 11, 2021 by Justin Lehmiller

I launched Sex and Psychology nearly ten years ago. The site—and its purpose—have grown considerably since then. Initially, this was a fun side project I did while I was a teacher at Harvard in order to expand sex ed beyond the walls of my classroom. But when I later decided to leave the world of...

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The All-New Sex and Psychology Website is Here!
How The Pandemic Has Affected Interest In Threesomes And Sex Parties
How The Pandemic Has Affected Interest In Threesomes And Sex Parties

September 29, 2021 by Justin Lehmiller

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected our sexual interests and behaviors in many ways, which I’ve covered extensively on the blog (see here for a recap). But something that hasn’t really been explored...

Potpourri, Sex Tips
I’m Teaching About Sex and Culture in Amsterdam for the Next Two Weeks!
I’m Teaching About Sex and Culture in Amsterdam for the Next Two Weeks!

August 30, 2021 by Justin Lehmiller

Greetings from Amsterdam! Today is the first day of a class I’m teaching on sex and culture in the Netherlands through the Sexual Health Alliance. Amsterdam is an awesome city—and...

Potpourri, Sex Ed
Happy New Year! Science-Backed Resolutions For Better Sex In 2021
Happy New Year! Science-Backed Resolutions For Better Sex In 2021

January 1, 2021 by Justin Lehmiller

Each time a new year rolls around, a lot of us start making resolutions for self-improvement. I suspect more people than usual may be making New Year’s resolutions right now...

Potpourri, Sex Ed
The Year in Sex: The 10 Most-Read Articles on Sex and Psychology in 2020
The Year in Sex: The 10 Most-Read Articles on Sex and Psychology in 2020

December 28, 2020 by Justin Lehmiller

What. A. Year.2020 was unusual, to say the least. Our lives and behaviors were altered in a number of ways due to the pandemic—one of which was that many of...

Potpourri
9 Years of Great Sex: It’s the Ninth Blogiversary of Sex and Psychology!
9 Years of Great Sex: It’s the Ninth Blogiversary of Sex and Psychology!

December 18, 2020 by Justin Lehmiller

It’s hard for me to believe, but Sex and Psychology is officially nine years old! When I started blogging in 2011, I had no idea where this journey would take...

Potpourri
Holiday Shopping Ideas For The Sexy People In Your Life
Holiday Shopping Ideas For The Sexy People In Your Life

December 14, 2020 by Justin Lehmiller

If you aren’t quite finished with your holiday shopping or (like me) haven’t even started yet, allow me to make your job a little easier this year. If you're in...

Potpourri
Black Friday Sale at the Sex and Psychology Store!
Black Friday Sale at the Sex and Psychology Store!

November 27, 2020 by Justin Lehmiller

Can’t decide what to buy the sexy people in your life this holiday season? I have you covered. Check out the brand new Sex and Psychology Store, where you’ll find...

Potpourri
Seven Reasons to be Thankful for Sex Today (and Every Other Day of the Year)
Seven Reasons to be Thankful for Sex Today (and Every Other Day of the Year)

November 26, 2020 by Justin Lehmiller

To all of my readers celebrating Thanksgiving today, don't forget to be thankful for sex! Research suggests that sex is good for us in a lot of ways, both physically...

Potpourri
How People’s Porn Searches Change Around Thanksgiving
How People’s Porn Searches Change Around Thanksgiving

November 23, 2020 by Justin Lehmiller

Porn searches are seasonal.If you look at trends in porn searches throughout the year, you’ll see that they follow a predictable pattern of changes that reflect seasonal events and holidays....

Potpourri
Want to Write for Sex and Psychology? Submit Your Pitch!
Want to Write for Sex and Psychology? Submit Your Pitch!

November 20, 2020 by Justin Lehmiller

Sex and Psychology is about to celebrate its ninth anniversary! I’ve been blogging about the science of sex and relationships three times per week every week since the site launched,...

Potpourri
The Movie Sex Scenes People Fantasize About Recreating Most Often
The Movie Sex Scenes People Fantasize About Recreating Most Often

September 14, 2020 by Justin Lehmiller

Popular media—films, television shows, and books—are common sources of sexual fantasy inspiration. In fact, in the study of 4,175 Americans’ sexual fantasies I conducted for my book Tell Me What...

Potpourri, Sex Ed
How to Share Your Sexual Interests with Your Partner? There’s an App for that
How to Share Your Sexual Interests with Your Partner? There’s an App for that

February 26, 2020 by Justin Lehmiller

A lot of people don’t feel comfortable sharing their sexual wants and needs with their partners. For example, when I surveyed more than 4,000 Americans about their sexual fantasies for...

Potpourri
How People’s Porn Searches Change on Valentine’s Day
How People’s Porn Searches Change on Valentine’s Day

February 14, 2020 by Justin Lehmiller

Porn searches are seasonal. When we look at trends in people’s porn searches throughout the year, they follow a predictable pattern of changes that reflect seasonal events and holidays. For...

Potpourri
Catch Me On The Dr. Phil Show!
Catch Me On The Dr. Phil Show!

January 22, 2020 by Justin Lehmiller

On the heels of appearing in the new Netflix series Sex, Explained, I also appeared in an episode of Dr. Phil’s television program! Talk about getting the new year off to...

Potpourri
How Sex Toys Can Help Bring Your Fantasies to Life
How Sex Toys Can Help Bring Your Fantasies to Life

January 17, 2020 by Justin Lehmiller

There is a big gap between fantasy and reality. When I surveyed more than 4,000 adults about their sexual fantasies for my book Tell Me What You Want, I found...

Fantasies, Potpourri

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