Dr. Robert Burriss

Faking orgasm: who fakes and why? 19 Mar 2019

Faking orgasm: who fakes and why? 19 Mar 2019

This month, we investigate faking orgasm. Who fakes orgasms, and why? We also find out how men and women weigh up the relative importance of facial and bodily attractiveness in a partner.Download the MP3 Subscribe! Make sure you never miss an episode by subscribing in Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, or Stitcher. Read the transcript! Faking Orgasm: Who Fakes and Why? Face or Body: Which Traits Attract a Partner for Committed or Brief Relationships? Look like they're having fun. But are they just faking it? Flickr/Jessica W├╝stThe articles covered in the show: Jonason, P. K. (2019). Reasons to pretend to orgasm and the mating psychology of those who endorse them. Personality and Individual Differences, 143, 90-94. Read summaryZaidi, A. A., White, J. D., Mattern, B. C., Liebowitz, C. R., Puts, D. A., Claes, P., et al. (in press). Facial masculinity does not appear to be a condition-dependent male ornament and does not reflect MHC heterozygosity in humans. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Read summary

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