Women: This Is Your Brain During Orgasm
Bran scan video is first to reveal female fireworks
By Mary Papenfuss, Newser Staff
Posted Nov 16, 2011 12:41 AM CST
Updated Nov 16, 2011 5:15 AM CST
Yes, yes, YESSSSS!!   (VisualMd)

(Newser) – Here, finally, is a female orgasm in living, gasping color, delivered in a mesmerizing video of brain scans. The scans show the build up, the big event, and the "recovery" after several areas of the brain light up in a "crescendo" of oxygen-rapacious activity, reports the Guardian. The video shows what happens to the brain of a 54-year-old PhD student and sex therapist masturbating in an MRI machine. "It's my dissertation," the student said. "I'm committed to it." The aim of the research is to "understand how the orgasm builds up from genital stimulation and what parts of the brain become recruited, and finally build up into an orgasm," said Rutgers Professor Barry Komisaruk, who presented the work at a scientific conference in Washington.

Scientists hope that understanding what happens to the brain during orgasm will help them figure out what goes wrong when partners can't achieve one. The five-minute video shows how activity changes across 80 separate regions of the brain in snapshots taken every two seconds. Oxygen utilization shows up dark red (lowest activity) to yellow (highest). The orgasm leads to almost the entire brain turning yellow. Only an epileptic seizure is believed to engage more areas of the brain, reports Scientific American. Click VisualMd to see the video.

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Nov 18, 2011 7:06 PM CST
I think it is great that female orgasm is being talked about and have us consider what we think. It is an important subject that is of great relevance to relationships. I myself look to "hands-on" female orgasm researchers for the best information. I found the Bodansky who wrote "Instant Orgasm and especially the Welcomed Consensus who are "hands-on female orgasm researchers and sex educators, and have the latest cutting edge information on female orgasm. The Welcomed Consensus research female orgasm, "hands-on", 365 days a year, and have for over 25 years. My partner and I have used their Deliberate Orgasm practice that gave birth to Slow Sex. We love the DVD "Orgasm at the First Touch", that has a live demonstration and the step by step on how to give and how to receive orgasm at the first touch. Thank you to Professor Barry Komisaruk and his team for the study talked about in this article. I do wonder though what would be discovered if they did an MRI of a totally different kind of orgasm than the traditional model of orgasm observed in this article: an MRI of a woman experiencing orgasm at the first touch. This deliberate orgasm practice could give some serious new insights into female sexuality; it did for us and took our sex life to a new level of fun and enjoyment. Female Orgasm videos and a lot of free information can be found at www.welcomed.com along with the latest on female sexuality.
Nov 17, 2011 3:48 PM CST
You're welcome.
Nov 17, 2011 11:07 AM CST
who knew that women's orgasms would be so popular