The Strangest Intercourse Research in 2014


Each new yr brings one other spate of bonkers intercourse analysis. This yr was no completely different. 

Have you ever ever questioned what share of individuals fantasize about intercourse with animals? How concerning the chance that the man subsequent to you on the freeway is shakin’ his bacon? Researchers in 2014 labored out the solutions to these and lots of extra actually weird intercourse questions. Whereas the usefulness of a few of this data is doubtful at finest, the leisure worth is simple. Take pleasure in these kooky intercourse research from an particularly kinky yr:

1. Your Secure or Mine?

You most likely assume your sexual fantasies are just a little wild. However likelihood is good that almost all different males share them, discovered a research on intercourse fantasies within the Journal of Sexual Medication. Researchers discovered a stunning quantity of consistency after they requested women and men about their dirtiest ideas. Additionally they found some actually freaky fantasies are alarmingly frequent: Precisely 3 p.c of the research individuals mentioned they’d fantasized about getting it on with an animal. One other 3.5 p.c mentioned they’d imagined their companion urinating on them. (Not included within the information: what number of guys wished their animal lovers to pee on them.)

2. Greater Isn’t Higher

A research in PLOS One discovered the longer your penis, the higher the chance your spouse will cheat on you. Accommodating a giant penis is uncomfortable and generally painful, the ladies within the research mentioned. So the larger a person was beneath the belt, the extra seemingly a lady was to search around for a smaller, extra snug mannequin. 

3. Fingers at 10 and a pair of, Pal

After investigating the frequent sexual actions folks have interaction in whereas driving, a College of South Dakota group declared behind-the-wheel hanky panky to be “an under-reported in-vehicle distraction” that required extra prevention efforts. As you would possibly guess, a man getting street head from a feminine passenger topped the checklist of dangerous maneuvers. Extra stunning: 11 p.c of the boys polled admitted they’d rubbed one out whereas driving. (So that explains these guys cruising 5 miles beneath the restrict within the far-right lane.)

4. Do It for Your Prostate

You’ve most likely heard concerning the analysis that reveals frequent orgasms—21 or extra a month, to be exact—can shield you from prostate most cancers. A current research from the College of Montreal added to this physique of analysis with a titillating discovering: Having intercourse with a lot of ladies additionally lowers your threat for the illness. Have you ever hit the sack with greater than 20 ladies? Congratulations! You’ve lowered your threat for prostate most cancers by 28 p.c, the analysis discovered. The research’s authors speculate that males who get round most likely have extra orgasms than the typical dude.

5. Take pleasure in Parenthood!

It’s frequent for girls who’ve stopped taking contraception to really feel little or no attraction to their long-time sexual companion, in accordance with a research in Proceedings of the Nationwide Academy of Sciences. The tablet messes with a lady’s hormone ranges, which might alter the traits and traits she finds enticing in a person, the research authors say. 

6. The Look That Lures

Each few months a brand new facial hair survey or research pops up claiming THIS is the look ladies love—be it a beard, 5 o’clock shadow, or a clear shave. However a intelligent Australian research could have lastly revealed the reality that underlies what ladies dig in a dude’s facial hair: individuality. The research discovered ladies are likely to desire the man whose scruff doesn’t match the faces round him. Translation: In the event you work in an workplace the place everybody’s clean-shaven, a beard could also be your finest technique to lure a horny coworker. But when your favourite Brooklyn bar is full of bearded bros (they usually all are), a clear shave could set you aside. 

7. Thank Your Fishy Forefathers

Earlier this yr, an Australian analysis group concluded {that a} type of armored fish that swam in waters close to present-day Scotland was the very first thing ever to have intercourse on Earth. The specifics: About 430 million years in the past, the male Microbrachius dicki—severely, that’s its identify!—had an L-shaped wang that required the male to sidle as much as his feminine companion so he might screw her side-to-side, the researchers say. Additionally they describe the feminine’s vagina as a “cheese grater.”

8. Smells Like B.S.

Due to some bizarre interplay between your genes and your pure physique odors and pheromones, you’re extra prone to be interested in (and land) a companion who shares your political ideology. In response to a Brown College research, staunch conservatives and liberals have been interested in the pure scents of people that shared their political leanings—and have been repelled by the aromas of their get together rivals. 

9. Falling Head over Her Heels

Keep in mind this information about her sneakers? In a research from just a few months in the past, French researchers had ladies ask completely different guys for instructions. The ladies wore both flats or excessive heels, however nothing else about their look or their request modified. When the ladies sported stilettos, the fellows helped them out 83 p.c of the time. However the males’s helpfulness dropped to 47 p.c when the ladies wore flats. 

10. Thoughts Your Bottom

What intercourse place is best in your again? Researchers on the College of Waterloo in Canada wished to search out out, in order that they requested women and men to do it in a lab so they may take measurements of their “backbone kinematic profiles” for indicators of stress. If leaning ahead hurts, doggystyle needs to be your go-to place, the research authors conclude. And keep away from aspect positions, which is able to put probably the most pressure in your backbone. But when arching backward causes ache, do it in your aspect, the authors advise.

11. Nature’s Prozac

Informal intercourse will get a foul rap. (STDs! Awkward goodbyes!) However for individuals who really feel drawn to one-night stands and flings, just a little no-strings-attached lovin’ lowers nervousness and melancholy, boosts self-confidence, and is mostly fairly nice for you when it comes to life satisfaction, discovered a research from Cornell College and NYU.   

12. Take Off That Apron

The extra a pair shares family duties and chores, the much less intercourse they’ve, discovered a research in The American Sociological Overview. The research authors discovered males who accomplished historically “female chores”—issues like cleansing, folding laundry, and vacuuming—had intercourse with their wives 1.5 fewer instances a month than guys who mentioned “F that” when requested to chip in with the home work. 

13. The Downside with Soul Mates

The extra you consider your companion as your “soul mate,” the much less blissful you’ll find yourself in your relationship, recommended a research from the College of Toronto. All {couples} undergo arduous instances. However for those who regard your companion as a “soul mate,” you’re extra prone to really feel unsettled or freaked out by relationship tough patches, the authors speculated. Then again, taking your woman off that pedestal could make it simpler for you each to soak up and transfer previous conflicts, the research recommended.

14. Use Your Creativeness

A duo of Canadian researchers wished to know extra concerning the sexual fantasies of asexual folks—type of like asking vegetarians how a lot they dream about consuming meat. To nobody’s shock, lots of asexuals reported they’d by no means had a sexual fantasy of their life. The loopy half: When the research group questioned regular “Certain, I like intercourse” folks for comparability’s sake, 8 p.c claimed they’d by no means had a sexual fantasy. Suggestion for a follow-up research: Simply what the heck is happening within the heads of those folks throughout lengthy conferences and transcontinental flights?

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