Berlin Bound: Study Abroad With Dr. Justin Lehmiller

June 12, 2024 by Merissa Prine

Recently, I had the pleasure of traveling across the globe to learn and study with Dr. Lehmiller on his study abroad course with the Sexual Health Alliance. When I first heard about the opportunity to travel to Berlin, learn about sexuality around the world, and explore the unique sexual history of the famously ‘poor but...

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Berlin Bound: Study Abroad With Dr. Justin Lehmiller
The 4 Legal Approaches To Sex Work
The 4 Legal Approaches To Sex Work

May 8, 2024 by Justin Lehmiller

I’m currently in the midst of teaching a study abroad course on sex and culture in Amsterdam. One of the topics we cover extensively in this course is sex work,...

Sex Ed
How To Deal With Erectile Dysfunction
How To Deal With Erectile Dysfunction

April 24, 2024 by Justin Lehmiller

**This post is sponsored by MailMyMeds  Erectile Dysfunction (ED) affects millions of men across the globe, yet discussions surrounding it often remain in the shadows due to stigma and feelings...

Sex Ed, Sex Tips
Sexology Changemakers: Dr. June Dobbs Butts
Sexology Changemakers: Dr. June Dobbs Butts

March 21, 2024 by Merissa Prine

In the annals of sex research, there are many unsung heroes whose contributions have shaped our understandings and practices related to sexuality today. Among them stands Dr. June Dobbs Butts,...

Media & Culture, Sex Ed
Announcing The Psychology of Human Sexuality, 3rd Edition!
Announcing The Psychology of Human Sexuality, 3rd Edition!

February 1, 2024 by Emily Mendelson

The third edition of The Psychology of Human Sexuality by Dr. Justin Lehmiller is officially available! This textbook is a comprehensive guide to major theoretical perspectives on human sexuality, and...

Books & Films, Sex Ed
The State of Sex Education in the USA in 2024
The State of Sex Education in the USA in 2024

January 11, 2024 by Merissa Prine

Sex education in the United States has been a subject of unending controversy for years. Unlike many other developed countries, the US approach to sex education varies widely across states,...

Safe Sex, Sex Ed
The Year in Sex: The 10 Most-Read Articles on Sex and Psychology in 2023
The Year in Sex: The 10 Most-Read Articles on Sex and Psychology in 2023

December 27, 2023 by Justin Lehmiller

As 2023 winds down, let’s look back at this year’s ten most read articles on Sex and Psychology. The following posts represent a very diverse range of content and, combined,...

Potpourri, Sex Ed
5 Sexy Things To Be Thankful For In 2023
5 Sexy Things To Be Thankful For In 2023

November 23, 2023 by Merissa Prine

Happy Thanksgiving! Since many of us are currently in the season of giving thanks and are reminded of all of the wonderful things we are thankful for, we wanted to...

Sex Ed
Study Abroad With Me! 2024 Amsterdam and Berlin Courses on Sex and Culture
Study Abroad With Me! 2024 Amsterdam and Berlin Courses on Sex and Culture

November 8, 2023 by Justin Lehmiller

I’m excited to announce that my study abroad program in conjunction with the Sexual Health Alliance is back for another year! We are offering study abroad courses in both Amsterdam...

Sex Ed
Do Women Experience Less Sexual Pleasure Than Men?
Do Women Experience Less Sexual Pleasure Than Men?

October 5, 2023 by Merissa Prine

Sex and Psychology’s Dr. Justin Lehmiller was the recipient of the inaugural Ellen Laan Award for Translational Sexual Science from the International Academy of Sex Research (IASR) this summer. Ellen...

Sex Ed
Announcing the 11th Annual SPSP Sexuality Pre-Conference!
Announcing the 11th Annual SPSP Sexuality Pre-Conference!

September 18, 2023 by Emily Mendelson

We are pleased to announce the eleventh annual SPSP Sexuality Pre-Conference! It will be held next February prior to the annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology....

Sex Ed
How to Use the Sex and Psychology Blog in Your Classroom
How to Use the Sex and Psychology Blog in Your Classroom

July 12, 2023 by Olivia Adams

A couple of weeks ago, we released a blog post on an excellent resource developed by Dr. Steven Rouse that pairs episodes of the Sex and Psychology podcast with chapters...

Sex Ed
What Can a Mobile Game Teach Us About Sex Ed?
What Can a Mobile Game Teach Us About Sex Ed?

July 3, 2023 by Olivia Adams

Sex education in the U.S. leaves much to be desired. And because young people oftentimes cannot depend on formal education through school to learn about sex, they may stumble upon...

Sex Ed
How To Use the Sex and Psychology Podcast in Your Classroom
How To Use the Sex and Psychology Podcast in Your Classroom

June 26, 2023 by Emily Mendelson

We’re excited to announce that the third edition of Dr. Lehmiller’s The Psychology of Human Sexuality textbook is now available for pre-order! The updated text will arrive in fall 2023, giving...

Sex Ed
Five Reasons to Support the Kinsey Institute and Defend Sex Research
Five Reasons to Support the Kinsey Institute and Defend Sex Research

May 24, 2023 by Emily Mendelson

“We are the recorders and reporters of facts—not the judges of the behaviors we describe.” – Alfred Kinsey Founded in 1947 at Indiana University, the Kinsey Institute is the premier...

Media & Culture, Myth vs Fact, Sex Ed, Sex Q&A
We’re Still Failing When It Comes to Clitoral Knowledge
We’re Still Failing When It Comes to Clitoral Knowledge

May 4, 2023 by Olivia Adams

Heterosexual men’s difficulty in finding the clitoris has been a running gag in the popular media for quite some time. And there’s more than a hint of truth to it:...

Gender, Sex Ed

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