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Do men and women experience orgasms differently?

It's something that many of us think about from time to time: Is an orgasm the same whether it is experienced by a male or a female? It's a fair question given that men and women tend to follow different arousal patterns during sex — and by virtue of the fact that we have different parts. But as the science is… » 11/05/12 6:40am 11/05/12 6:40am

Women can have orgasms from exercising, say scientists

A scientific study has now confirmed what many women have known for ages, which is that certain types of exercise can induce orgasm. Indiana University health researchers Debby Herbenick and Dennis Fortenberry have just conducted a study of hundreds of women who report "exercise induced orgasms" (EIO), or "coregasms." » 3/19/12 7:40am 3/19/12 7:40am

Women Have "No Emotional Feelings" During Orgasm, Say Neuroscientists

Neuroscientists trying to untangle the riddle of desire and sexual pleasure in the brain have discovered something that turns conventional wisdom on its head. Though most people believe that men are less emotional about sex than women are, the neurology of orgasm says otherwise, at least according to an intriguing… » 5/16/08 11:38am 5/16/08 11:38am

Tremble and Cry Out — These Orgasm Weapons Are Unstoppable

What is the most devious and unstoppable weapon throughout space and time? No, it's not the Doomsday Device or Death Star — it's a weapon that delivers orgasms. Whether they mind-control you with lust or cripple you with knee-buckling climaxes, the orgasm-inducing weapon of the future will be powerful indeed. We've… » 5/05/08 3:05pm 5/05/08 3:05pm

Secret Papers of the Man Who Harnessed the Energy of the Human Orgasm

It's special time for orgasm science. This month marks the fiftieth anniversary of Wilhelm Reich, the controversial philosopher who was eventually sent to prison for his theories of sexual revolution and the "orgone," a unit of energy derived from human orgasms. His personal papers, held at Harvard until 50 years… » 11/12/07 9:00am 11/12/07 9:00am