Bonk: The Curious Coupling of Science and Sex
The study of sexual physiology—what happens, and why, and how to make it happen better—has been a paying career or a diverting sideline for scientists as far-ranging as Leonardo da Vinci and James Watson. The research has taken place behind the closed doors of laboratories, brothels, MRI centers, pig farms, sex-toy R&D labs, and Alfred Kinsey's attic.Mary Roach, “the funniest science writer in the country” (Burkhard Bilger of The New Yorker), devoted the past two years to stepping behind those doors. Can a person think herself to orgasm? Can a dead man get an erection? Is vaginal orgasm a myth? Why doesn't Viagra help women—or, for that matter, pandas? In Bonk, Roach shows us how and why sexual arousal and orgasm, two of the most complex, delightful, and amazing scientific phenomena on earth, can be so hard to achieve and what science is doing to slowly make the bedroom a more satisfying place.
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Review: Bonk: The Curious Coupling of Science and SexUser Review - Ron - Goodreads
I truely enjoyed this book! I felt many things while reading it: fascinated, disturbed, repulsed, scared, turned off, turned on, intrigued, but mostly just horrified. I recomend this book to everyone! Especially the people that are uncomfortable talking about sex! Read full review
Review: Bonk: The Curious Coupling of Science and SexUser Review - Aleisha Z Coleman - Goodreads
It was okay. Roach is a great researcher and found an amazing array of information. But, I found myself reading half the book, putting it away for awhile and then finishing it months later. Not nearly ... Read full review
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