But I think you’ll agree with me that it’s You want to know the main reason why sex seems so damned difficult to come by unless you’re one of the blessed few who seem to have an intrinsic grasp of social dynamics? Over generations, society has placed barrier after barrier between women and their own sexuality. More specifically: it’s the way that society has treated and socialized women for literally of years.When we study animal reproduction, we often focus on the actual . Daniel Bergner interviews scientists who study sexual behavior in animals – and the results are interesting.
The madonna/whore dichotomy was well and truly in place early on.In the opening chapters of his book, Daniel Berenger talks about an eye-opening study regarding the differences between female and male sexuality. Meredith Chivers, a professor of Clinical Psychology at Queen’s University conducted a study of the sexual response in men and women, comparing one’s subjective arousal to the arousal as measured by blood flow to the genitals.Subjects – men and women of various sexual orientations – would watch an assortment of videos of 90 seconds each- heterosexual and homosexual couples having sex, nude men, nude women, men and women masturbating and a pair of bonobos mating.We ascribe modern morality and concepts to our paleolithic ancestors because we believe that it was always thus.This is never more evident than in evolutionary psychology.