Copulation and ejaculation in male rats under sexual satiety and the Coolidge effect

  title={Copulation and ejaculation in male rats under sexual satiety and the Coolidge effect},
  author={J. L. Tlachi-L{\'o}pez and J. Eguibar and A. Fern{\'a}ndez-Guasti and R. Lucio},
  journal={Physiology & Behavior},
  • J. L. Tlachi-López, J. Eguibar, +1 author R. Lucio
  • Published 2012
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Physiology & Behavior
  • Sexually satiated males cease copulating after several ejaculations with the same female; and the presence of an unknown receptive female renews copulation including ejaculation, a process named the Coolidge effect. It is believed that the Coolidge effect has the aim to impregnate another female, although it is known that the sperm count gradually decreases after consecutive ejaculations. The main goal was to investigate if sexually satiated males during the Coolidge effect can reestablish… CONTINUE READING
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