Sex for fun: a synthesis of human and animal neurobiology

@article{Georgiadis2012SexFF,
  title={Sex for fun: a synthesis of human and animal neurobiology},
  author={J. Georgiadis and M. Kringelbach and J. Pfaus},
  journal={Nature Reviews Urology},
  year={2012},
  volume={9},
  pages={486-498}
}
  • J. Georgiadis, M. Kringelbach, J. Pfaus
  • Published 2012
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Nature Reviews Urology
  • Sex is a fundamental pleasure, and crucial to the survival of our species. Though not many people would disagree with the proposition that sexual behaviour depends on the brain, the neuroscientific study of human sex is still relatively taboo and much remains to be discovered. On the contrary, excellent experimental animal models (mostly rat) are available that have uncovered major behavioural, neurochemical, and neuroanatomical characteristics of sexual behaviour. Restructuring sexual… CONTINUE READING

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