Media

Videos

Why People Have Sex
August 6, 2010
People have at least 715 reasons for having sex. Dr. Cindy Meston elaborates on what these are and why they’re fascinating, worrisome, perfectly normal, amusing and more.
https://www.ideacity.ca/video/cindy-meston-people-sex/

100 Women: Researching the female orgasm
December 2, 2016
Dr. Cindy Meston debunks one myth around how the female orgasm works.
https://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-38170324


Podcasts

Women’s Intelligent Bodies
March 5, 2020
In this conversation, Dr. Meston talks about the preparation hypothesis, something called “desynchrony,” why a sexual contract between two people is often successful and where the heck the pink Viagra is for some women. She also will tell us the number one sexual complaint in America. Basically, Dr. Meston talks to us about women’s intelligent bodies.
https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/how-stuff-works/mating-matters/e/67823536

What Sexually Arouses Women
September 30, 2016
In this episode Cindy Meston gives advice on the effects of testosterone on women’s sexual physiology and behavior; differences in sexual arousal response between men and women; how nicotine affects sexual arousal; understanding erectile dysfunction; an overview of women’s sexual behavior.
https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/dsr-become-better-man-by-mastering-dating-sex-relationships/id448067764?i=1000376029973


Media Articles on Why Women Have Sex

“Why Women Have Sex “
Time
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“Why Women Have Sex: New Research”
Newsweek
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“Love, Pleasure, Duty: Why women have sex “
CNN
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“Why Do Women Have Sex? “
U.S. New and World Report
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“Ask an Academic: Why Women Have Sex “
The New Yorker
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“Why Do People Have Sex? “
Psychology Today
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“Why Women Have Sex”
The Guardian
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The Rachael Ray Show
October 14, 2009
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The Dr. Phil Show
The 237 Reasons Why Women Have Sex
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“Why Women Have sex: To Relieve Boredom, Win Favours… or to Stop a Headache “
Daily Mail
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“237 Reasons Why Women Have Sex “
The Huffington Post
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“Who Do Women Want? “
The Toronto Star
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“Why Do Women Have Sex? “
Salon
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“A Q&A with the Authors of Why Women Have Sex “
Shelf Life at The University of Texas
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“Whoopi Goldberg Brings Sex-Positivity to The View
Jezebel
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“Why Have Sex? Study Finds 237 Reasons”
CBS News
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“Mate-stealing, Pain Relief…or Just Pure Enjoyment: The 237 Reasons Why Women Have Sex”
Daily News
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“Why Women Really Have Sex”
ABC News
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“The 237 Reasons to Have Sex”
The Chicago Tribune
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“The Whys of Mating: 237 Reasons and Counting”
The New York Times
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