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Sexuality deals with humans' perceptions and behaviors as sexual beings. Learn about both the biological and emotional aspects of sexuality in this section.

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Does science buy male bisexuality?

As sexology has moved from surveys and self-reporting to laboratory settings, male bisexuality has been caught in the scientific crosshairs. Why do some question its legitimacy as a bona fide sexual identity?


Do women hit their sexual peak in their 30s?

Do women hit their sexual peak in their 30s?

You've probably heard that women hit their sexual peak in their 30s -- but is it fact or fiction? Find out at HowStuffWorks. See more »

10 Aphrodisiac Myths

10 Aphrodisiac Myths

Phallic fruit, chocolate and Spanish fly all have reputations as aphrodisiacs. Find out if there's any truth to the myths. See more »

10 Ways to Spice up Your Sex Life After Baby

10 Ways to Spice up Your Sex Life After Baby

Do you need to spice up your sex life after having a baby? Here are 10 ways to spice up your sex life after having a baby. See more »

How much do you know about aphrodisiacs?

How much do you know about aphrodisiacs?

Though there is no scientific evidence that aphrodisiacs really exist, people have believed in the effects of aphrodisiacs for centuries. See more »

References for Having Sex: What's really happening?

References for Having Sex: What's really happening?

What happens during sex? We'll explain all the crazy things that happen to your brain and your body when you're getting it on. See more »

Oh My Gosh, an Orgasm Quiz!

Oh My Gosh, an Orgasm Quiz!

Do you know everything there is to know about orgasms? Take this quiz about orgasm to prove your expertise. See more »

Does cheating run in the family?

Does cheating run in the family?

Does cheating run in the family? Read about the possible links between genetics and infidelity at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Timeline of Sex Pictures

Timeline of Sex Pictures

The how-tos haven’t changed much over the ages, but the collective understanding of what’s actually happening (and why) comprises a fascinating history that rapidly accelerates from the Renaissance onward, as depicted in this timeline of sex pictures. See more »

Love in the Lab: Top 5 Historical Discoveries About Sex

Love in the Lab: Top 5 Historical Discoveries About Sex

Which historical discoveries revolutionized our understanding of sex? Read about the top 5 discoveries about sex at HowStuffWorks. See more »

How Orgasms Work

How Orgasms Work

Why do we have orgasms? Read about the science of orgasms and why men and women experience orgasms differently. See more »