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sexology

 [sek-sol´ah-je]
the scientific study of sex and sexual relations.

sex·ol·o·gy

(seks-ol'ō-jē),
The scientific study of all aspects of sex, including differentiation and dimorphism, and, particularly, sexual behavior.
[L. sexus, sex, + G. logos, study]

sexology

/sex·ol·o·gy/ (sek-sol´ah-je) the scientific study of sex and sexual relations.

sexology

The formal study of human sexual behaviour.

sexology

Sexology The formal study of the differentiation and dimorphism of sex and of erotic/sexual pairbonding of partners. See Sexosophy.

sex·ol·o·gy

(seks-ol'ō-jē)
The study of all aspects of sex and, in particular, sexual behavior.
[L. sexus, sex, + G. logos, study]

sexology

The study of sexual behaviour, especially in humans.
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For example, when I present this research at conferences for sex researchers, no one seems uncomfortable.
Investigation into our sexuality is well summarized by sex researcher Berlin:
While the Kinsey Scale has become a fixture in sexuality textbooks--and even popular culture--the rating system and Kinsey's findings regarding male bisexuality, and cultural influences on male sexuality in general, largely have been overlooked by today's sex researchers, according to the Center for Sexual Health Promotion (CSHP) at IU, which collaborated with Paul H.
They have condemned the film's graphic sexual scenes and claim it is an attempt to rehabilitate the reputation of the sex researcher, who died in 1956.
Also, as long ago as the 1930s and '40s, sex researcher and sex-liberation pioneer Alfred Kinsey reported that less than 1 percent of the homosexuals he studied were over age 65.
According to sex researcher Alfred Kinsey, one in every ten people is gay (Kinsey, Pomeroy, and Martin, 1948).
Bullough is a noted sex researcher and author whose books include Sexual Attitudes, Contraception, and with his late wife, Bonnie Bullough, Women and Prostitution (Prometheus Book).
The first reliable estimate concerning infidelity was made in 1953 by renowned sex researcher Alfred Kinsey, who in his landmark study found that 50 percent of husbands and 26 percent of wives surveyed had cheated by age 40.
The 32-year-old LA-born actress was speaking on hit American talk show Conan about smash-hit Masters of Sex, now in its second series, in which she plays sex researcher Virginia Johnson and Port Talbotborn Sheen plays her pioneering partner William Masters.
fixer in ABC's "Scandal" and Lizzy Caplan's sex researcher in Showtime's "Masters of Sex" to Robin Wright's manipulative first lady in Netflix's "House of Cards," Julianna Margulies' upwardly mobile lawyer in CBS' "The Good Wife," and, yes, Amy Poehler's local politician in NBC's "Parks and Recreation," the characters these women embody have strong male counterparts who may support them but don't really define them.
Jeannette Foster was a sex researcher, a disciple of Kinsey in the 50's, who went on to explore and expose the lesbian subtexts in classic works of literature.