Category: valentine’s day week

NCBI ROFL: Valentine's Day Special: Kissing right? On the consistency of the head-turning bias in kissing.

By ncbi rofl | February 14, 2011 7:00 pm

“The present study investigated the consistency of the head-turning bias in kissing. In particular we addressed what happens if a person who prefers to kiss with the head turned to the right kisses a person who prefers to kiss with the head turned to the left. To this end, participants (N=57) were required to kiss a life-sized doll’s head rotated in different orientations that were either compatible or incompatible with the participants’ head-turning preference. Read More

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NCBI ROFL: Don't ask, don't check my gag reflex.

By ncbi rofl | February 12, 2010 7:00 am

coughLove is in the air at NCBI ROFL!  Tuesday-Friday this week, we will feature research articles about love in its most physical form (okay, we just mean plain ol’ sex).  Enjoy!

The gag reflex and fellatio.

Extracts from the 1950 paper:

“In a study of consititutional psychopathic personalities especially the sexual deviants, it was found during a routine physical examination that the gag reflex was frequently absent. This was a more definite finding in those homosexuals who admitted fellatio. Read More

NCBI ROFL: The G-Spot: nature vs. nurture

By ncbi rofl | February 11, 2010 7:00 am

g-spotLove is in the air at NCBI ROFL!  Tuesday-Friday this week, we will feature research articles about love in its most physical form (okay, we just mean plain ol’ sex).  Enjoy!

Genetic and Environmental Influences on self-reported G-Spots in Women: A Twin Study.

“There is an ongoing debate around the existence of the G-spot-an allegedly highly sensitive area on the anterior wall of the human vagina. The existence of the G-spot seems to be widely accepted among women, despite the failure of numerous behavioral, anatomical, and biochemical studies to prove its existence. Heritability has been demonstrated in all other genuine anatomical traits studied so far. Aim: To investigate whether the self-reported G-spot has an underlying genetic basis. Read More

NCBI ROFL: References to the paraphilias and sexual crimes in the Bible.

By ncbi rofl | February 10, 2010 7:00 am

biblesLove is in the air at NCBI ROFL!  Tuesday-Friday this week, we will feature research articles about love in its most physical form (okay, we just mean plain ol’ sex).  Enjoy!

“While writing a book on paraphilias, the author made a thorough search of early references to paraphilias in literature, especially the Bible. Surprisingly just one published paper was available in the literature having any discussion on the references of paraphilia in the Bible, and that too was in French. [Bieder J. The polymorphous sexual deviant: a reading of Freud and the Bible. Ann Med Psychol (Paris) 1973;2(2):274-81 [in French]]. For the readers in English language, nothing was available on this interesting topic. The author undertook the task of reading the original Bible and finding out instances of paraphilias mentioned therein. Read More

NCBI ROFL: I still think listening to country music is degrading.

By ncbi rofl | February 9, 2010 7:00 am

BallasyrkellypicLove is in the air at NCBI ROFL!  Tuesday-Friday this week, we will feature research articles about love in its most physical form (okay, we just mean plain ol’ sex).  Enjoy!

Degrading and non-degrading sex in popular music: a content analysis.

“OBJECTIVES: Those exposed to more degrading sexual references in popular music are more likely to initiate intercourse at a younger age. The purpose of this study was to perform a content analysis of contemporary popular music with particular attention paid to the prevalence of degrading and non-degrading sexual references. We also aimed to determine if sexual references of each subtype were associated with other song characteristics and/or content. Read More

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