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Bonk : the curious coupling of science and sex

Autore: Mary Roach
Editore: New York : W.W. Norton, ©2008.
Edizione/Formato:   Libro : English : 1st edVedi tutte le edizioni e i formati
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The study of sexual physiology, what happens, and why, and how to make it happen better, has been a paying career or a diverting sideline for scientists as far-ranging as Leonardo da Vinci and James Watson. The research has taken place behind the closed doors of laboratories, brothels, MRI centers, pig farms, sex-toy R&D labs, and Alfred Kinsey's attic. The author devoted the past two years to stepping behind those  Per saperne di più…
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Genere/forma: Popular works
Tipo materiale: Risorsa internet
Tipo documento: Book, Internet Resource
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: Mary Roach
ISBN: 9780393064643 0393064646 9781607510000 1607510006 9780393334791 0393334791
Numero OCLC: 181139554
Descrizione: 319 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Contenuti: The sausage, the porcupine and the agreeable Mrs. G : highlights from the pioneers of human sexual response --
Dating the penis-camera : can a woman find happiness with a machine? --
The princess and her pea : the woman who moved her clitoris, and other ruminations on intercourse orgasms --
The upsuck chronicles : does orgasm boost fertility, and what do pigs know about it? --
What's going on in there? : the diverting world of coital imaging --
The Taiwanese fix and the penile pricking ring : creative approaches to impotence --
The testicle pushers : if two are good, would three be better? --
Re-member me : transplants, implants, and other penises of last resort --
The lady's boner : is the clitoris a tiny penis? --
The prescription-strength vibrator : masturbating for health --
The immaculate orgasm : who needs genitals? --
Mind over vagina : women are complicated --
What would Allah say? : the strange, brave career of Ahmed Shafik --
Monkey do : the secret sway of hormones : "Persons studies in pairs" : the lab that uncovered great sex.
Responsabilità: Mary Roach.
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The bestselling author of "Stiff" turns her outrageous curiosity and infectious wit on the most alluring scientific subject of all: sex. In "Bonk," Roach shows how and why sexual arousal and orgasm  Per saperne di più…

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[An] account that is at once revealing alarmingly so and very very funny. She studs (forgive me) her journey with a multitude of knee-crossing bits of fact that will enliven bedtime conversation Per saperne di più…

 
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Science infused with humor

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I never realized a scientific look at sex (research) throughout history could be so very funny!  I was thoroughly entertained and fascinated.  If the book wasn't now a day overdue (and on hold for someone else), I would go back to the beginning and read it again because it was just that...
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