Dr. John Gagnon was a major intellectual force in the sociology of sex, responsible with William Simon for the theory of sex scripting, and a staff member of the Institute for Sex Research under director Paul Gebhard from 1959-68. Read about Dr. Gagnon's 2009 visit to the Kinsey Institute »
New research from Kinsey Institute scientists, the inaugural CAHI/Kinsey Institute fellow, our valued volunteers, The Danish Girl, and more »
KI researchers Dr. Tierney Lorenz and Dr. Virginia Vitzthum working with a sample of Bolivian women tracked markers for heart disease risk and found dramatic changes over the ovulation cycle in sexually active premenopausal women. Published in Evolution, Medicine, and Public Health »
Dr. Sanders was selected for achieving local, national and international distinction in both teaching and research. Read more »
Dr. Sue Carter joined Lisa Cantrell's "An Inexact Science" podcast to talk about romantic love and mate choice. Listen to the podcast here »
Men in the study having erection problems with condoms exhibited other erection difficulties as well. Investigators also found that more than one-third of participants had never been taught how to use a condom correctly. Journal of Sexual Medicine, DOI:10.1111/jsm.12964
KI Director Dr. Sue Carter is part of a research team that has identified a blood marker that may help clinicians identify which new mothers are at highest risk of developing postpartum depression (PPD).
Dr. Justin Garcia and co-authors found less than half of cultures surveyed participate in romantic–sexual kissing. The more socially complex the culture, the higher frequency of kissing. Read the study »
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