The Science of Orgasm

The Science of Orgasm

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by Barry R. Komisaruk, Beverly Whipple, Carlos Beyer-Flores
     
 

This fascinating and comprehensive book is the first to explore the complex biological process leading to orgasm. Here, sexuality researcher and nurse Beverly Whipple, coauthor of the international best-selling book The G Spot and Other Discoveries about Human Sexuality, joins neuroscientist Barry R. Komisaruk and endocrinologist Carlos Beyer-Flores to view

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This fascinating and comprehensive book is the first to explore the complex biological process leading to orgasm. Here, sexuality researcher and nurse Beverly Whipple, coauthor of the international best-selling book The G Spot and Other Discoveries about Human Sexuality, joins neuroscientist Barry R. Komisaruk and endocrinologist Carlos Beyer-Flores to view orgasm through the lenses of behavioral neuroscience along with cognitive and physiological sciences.

The authors explain how and why orgasms happen, why they fail to happen, and what brain and body events are put into play at the moment of orgasm. No topic is left unexplored, as the book describes the genital-brain connection, how the brain produces orgasms, how aging affects orgasm, and the effects of prescription medication, street drugs, hormones, disorders, and diseases.

Covering every type of sexual peak experience in women and men―from intense to phantom—this informative and entertaining work illuminates the hows, whats, and wherefores of orgasm.

Johns Hopkins University Press

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801884900
Publisher:
Johns Hopkins University Press
Publication date:
10/28/2006
Edition description:
20
Pages:
376
Sales rank:
1,343,263
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.03(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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