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Chapter 7 Evolutionary Science of Female Orgasm

@inproceedings{Wheatley2014Chapter7E,
  title={Chapter 7 Evolutionary Science of Female Orgasm},
  author={John R. Wheatley and David A Puts},
  year={2014}
}
Despite decades of scientific study, the functional significance of the human female orgasm remains unsettled. Whereas male orgasm is usually coupled with ejaculation, there is no parallel association between women’s orgasm and a physiological process critical to reproduction. Indeed, even in a culture in which women’s orgasm was reportedly unknown, women managed to conceive without noticeable difficulty (Messenger 1971). It strikes many as curious that an event of such remarkable psychological… CONTINUE READING

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