10 Scientific Sex Terms You Probably Didn’t Know

10 Scientific Sex Terms You Probably Didn’t Know

Scientific research papers are often indecipherable to the average reader. This is due, in part, to the fact that scientists use a lot of jargon—they have a special vocabulary that usually doesn’t make a whole lot of sense to non-scientists. This jargon issue is something that occurs across all scientific disciplines, and sexology is no exception.

In this post, let’s take a look at several sex jargon terms I’ve come across in research papers and decipher what the researchers were really talking about. Here goes…

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Panting, And Moaning, And Screaming, Oh My! Why Noisy Sex Is Better Sex

When it comes to making noise in the bedroom, some people prefer silence, while others prefer to wake the neighbors. Although the noisy type are more likely to be on the receiving end of a late-night complaint to the police, a growing amount of research suggests that this may be a small price to pay for a more intense and satisfying sex life. Indeed, scientists have found that sexual noises may enhance pleasure in a number of ways.

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