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Sexuality

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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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 »

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

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

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

How Orgasms Work

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

Do men have a stronger sex drive?

Do men have a stronger sex drive? Read about the differences in sex drive between men and women. See more »

Does love make your pupils dilate?

Does love make your pupils dilate? Read about the effect that sexual arousal has on your pupils. See more »

What's the future of virtual sex?

What's the future of virtual sex? Read about what virtual sex might be like in the future at HowStuffWorks. See more »

What's the chemistry behind long-term marriage?

What's the chemistry behind long-term marriage? Read about the biological and neurological secrets behind long-term relationships at HowStuffWorks. See more »

How Asexuality Works

What is asexuality? Read about what it means to identify as asexual at HowStuffWorks. See more »