Contrary to common fears, sexy media doesn't seem to have any practical significance for when teens first have sex or start other sexual behaviors.
How new species are created is at the core of the theory of evolution. Mammals may be a good example of how sex chromosome change drove major groups apart.
College students often believe that double standards exist in society, but not in their own minds.
The growing trend for ads to attract media attention for being outrageous or offensive has led to a conflation of sex and sexism that is doing great harm.
A human development researcher decided to find out if people who are anxious about dating or about what their partner thinks of them are more likely to sext.
When reality fails to match fantasy, relationships can suffer.
Losing weight is hard enough to do without myths interfering in the process. Information based on evidence, not legend, is important. Doctors aren't enough. Friends, family, media need to be on board.
Is our gender determined by our bodies or our culture?
This French film about upper middle-class teenagers having orgies gets to the heart of teen sex issues in the age of YouTube.
"Love drugs" have their risks, but are also potentially liberating, so people must be free to make their own choices about what works best for them.
Many people aren't interested in having sex or don’t feel sexual attraction to other people. Is it normal to be like this?
We know a lot about why people choose different brands of dishwashing detergent. But when it comes to the processes behind choosing a romantic partner, science knows surprisingly little.
Verbatim theatre is being adopted more and more to give a voice to marginalised communities in the hope of instigating social change.
The messages that adolescents receive from sexuality education classes are frequently negative. It's time for the curriculum to become more empowering for learners and teachers.
It's tempting to look back nostagically when thinking about the idea of the "family", but the evidence shows that it's strong, functional and flourishing.
'Treat ‘em mean, keep ‘em keen' is bad advice, tailored for men who'd rather hate women than face their own shortcomings.
It might not surprise you that virtual reality is already being used for sex. But the diversity of virtual sex options might.
We think we know when we feel it – but here's what is really going on in our brains and bodies.
New research questions whether claims of a 'national sex revolution' in China are actually nothing of the sort.
Being intimate with artificially animated humanoids is not that new.