Category: scientist…or perv?

NCBI ROFL: What is a large breast?

By ncbi rofl | July 24, 2012 5:56 pm

What is a large breast? Measuring and categorizing breast size for tangential breast radiation therapy.

“Despite consensus in published studies that larger-breasted patients who undergo radiation therapy tend to suffer from more severe acute skin reactions and a more adverse cosmetic outcome, there appears to be no consensus on the definition of a ‘large breast’. This paper describes an analysis of breast size that was undertaken on 50 patients and compares this data with other published studies. Read More

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NCBI ROFL: What's happening in your brain while you pee?

By ncbi rofl | July 10, 2012 7:00 pm

A Preliminary Report on the Use of Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging with Simultaneous Urodynamics to Record Brain Activity During Micturition.

“PURPOSE:
We mapped brain activity during micturition using functional magnetic resonance imaging with simultaneous recording of urodynamic properties during slow bladder filling and micturition.
MATERIALS AND METHODS:
We evaluated 12 healthy female volunteers 20 to 68 years old. Eight subjects could urinate while supine. Meaningful data were obtained on 6 of these subjects. Brain activity was recorded continuously during bladder filling and micturition. Functional magnetic resonance imaging measurements made during the micturition phase were used for the final analysis. Read More

NCBI ROFL: In the slammer: the myth of the prison in American gay pornographic video.

By ncbi rofl | June 15, 2012 7:00 pm

“The purpose of this paper is to discuss the significance of the prison scenario and its various permutations in the texts of American commercial pornographic video. The paper will identify the prison as a highly eroticised all male environment, an arena where the active/passive dichotomy of gay pornography is staged and re-staged. The significances of the prison are multiple. Read More

NCBI ROFL: Color and women attractiveness: when red clothed women are perceived to have more intense sexual intent.

By ncbi rofl | May 25, 2012 7:00 pm

“Research has shown that with some nonhuman primates, red is associated with greater sexual attractiveness of females, and recent studies found that a woman with red clothes increases attraction behavior in men. However, the mechanism that explains such behavior was not studied. In this experiment, we hypothesized that men overestimated women’s sexual intent when wearing red clothing. Read More

NCBI ROFL: Copulatory vocalizations of chacma baboons (Papio ursinus), gibbons (Hylobates hoolock), and humans.

By ncbi rofl | May 18, 2012 7:00 pm

“The copulatory vocalizations of female baboons (Papio ursinus) are more complex than those of female gibbons (Hylobates hoolock) or human females. Adult males of all these species begin calling later than the female, but subordinate baboon males do not call. Copulatory vocalizations may serve to mutually stimulate the mating partners or to incite male competition. Read More

NCBI ROFL: Female chimps choose their sex noises depending on the audience.

By ncbi rofl | May 10, 2012 7:00 pm

Female chimpanzees use copulation calls flexibly to prevent social competition.

“The adaptive function of copulation calls in female primates has been debated for years. One influential idea is that copulation calls are a sexually selected trait, which enables females to advertise their receptive state to males. Male-male competition ensues and females benefit by getting better mating partners and higher quality offspring. We analysed the copulation calling behaviour of wild female chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii) at Budongo Forest, Uganda, but found no support for the male-male competition hypothesis. Read More

NCBI ROFL: Women's sexual and emotional responses to male- and female-produced erotica.

By ncbi rofl | May 4, 2012 7:00 pm

“Whether erotic films made by women are more arousing for women than erotic films made by men was studied. Forty-seven subjects were exposed to both a woman-made, female-initiated, and female centered, erotic film excerpt. Photoplethysmographic vaginal pulse amplitude was recorded continuously. Self-report ratings of sexual arousal and affective reactions were collected after each stimulus presentation. Read More

NCBI ROFL: Why Miss Poland is more beautiful than generic med students.

By ncbi rofl | April 27, 2012 7:00 pm

Body mass index and waist: hip ratio are not enough to characterise female attractiveness.

“The assessment of characteristic body features of Miss Poland beauty contest finalists compared with the control group, can contribute to recognising the contemporary ideal of beauty promoted by the mass media. The studies of Playboy models and fashion models conducted so far have been limited to the following determinants of attractiveness: body mass index, waist:hip ratio, and waist:chest ratio, which only partially describe the body shape. Read More

NCBI ROFL: If you want to sell more alcohol, touch your customers.

By ncbi rofl | April 20, 2012 7:00 pm

The effect of waitresses’ touch on alcohol consumption in dyads.

“A total of 96 men and 48 women participated in a study on the effect of touch in the natural setting of public taverns in the United States. Participants in the same-gender (men-men) or mixed-gender dyads were either touched or not touched by waitress confederates. Read More

NCBI ROFL: And the February “no sh*t, Sherlock” award goes to…

By ncbi rofl | February 23, 2012 7:00 pm

Gender portrayals in telephone books for gay community versus Pacific-Bell Yellow Pages.

“Photographic images (N = 2,700) from three 1997 Pacific-Bell Yellow Pages (n = 1,976) and from three 1996-97 gay, lesbian, and bisexual community telephone books (n = 724) were classified into three groups by visible features (definite male, definite female, and gender nonspecific). Read More

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