Masters and Johnson on Sex and Human Loving

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Little, Brown, Apr 30, 1988 - Science - 621 pages
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Masters and Johnson on Sex and Human Loving, written by the internationally acclaimed sex researchers William H. Masters, Virginia E. Johnson, and Robert C. Kolodny, is a comprehensive, warm, and highly readable survey that includes the most current findings on the remarkable range of complexities--biological, psychological, and social--that make up human sexuality.

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In the decade since they proved worthy of a discerning general audience with The Pleasure Bond (1975), pioneer sex therapists Masters and Virginia Johnson have written chiefly for professional and ... Read full review

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This is a readabale book by the pair of "sex writers". It makes sense out of the research they have done. Some of their research may sound unusual to us but it certainly helped us understand sex. J ... Read full review

About the author (1988)

William H. Masters was born in Cleveland, Ohio on December 27, 1915. He graduated from Hamilton College in Clinton, New York in 1938. He received his medical degree from the University of Rochester Medical School and decided to dedicate himself to studying the physiology of sex in humans. In 1947, he joined the faculty of the Washington University School of Medicine and became an authority on hormone-replacement therapy for aging women. In 1954, he began the research into human sexuality and hired Virginia E. Johnson as his assistant in 1957. Together they wrote numerous books about sex including Human Sexual Response, Human Sexual Inadequacy, The Pleasure Bond: A New Look at Sexuality and Commitment, Human Sexuality, Masters and Johnson on Sex and Human Loving, Homosexuality in Perspective, and Crisis: Heterosexual Behavior in the Age of AIDS. He died on February 16, 2001 at the age of 85

Virginia E. Johnson was born Mary Virginia Eshelman in Springfield, Missouri on February 11, 1925. An accomplished pianist and mezzo-soprano, she performed country music under the name Virginia Gibson on a Springfield radio station. She studied psychology at Drury College in Springfield and music at the Kansas City Conservatory of Music. She also was a business writer for The St. Louis Daily Record. She started working with Dr. William H. Masters as his assistant in 1957. She later became his research associate and co-author. Together they wrote numerous books about sex including Human Sexual Response, Human Sexual Inadequacy, The Pleasure Bond: A New Look at Sexuality and Commitment, Human Sexuality, Masters and Johnson on Sex and Human Loving, Homosexuality in Perspective, and Crisis: Heterosexual Behavior in the Age of AIDS. She died on July 24, 2013 at the age of 88.

Kolodny is medical director of the Behavioral Medicine Institute in New Canaan, Connecticut, and former associate director and director of training at the Masters & Johnson Institute.

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