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Way to a Woman's Heart Is Through Stomach, Kind Of

People tend to be more sensitive to reward stimuli when hungry, but not in this case

(Newser) - It's long been said that the way to a man's heart is through his stomach, but new research suggests that this is true for women, too—though with a twist. In a study published in the journal Appetite , researchers at Drexel University report that women's brains are... More »

Women Like Men Who've Had a Partner or 2

More than those who've had zero: study

(Newser) - Men, want to land a girlfriend? Well, first you may need to ... land a girlfriend. Or two. A new study out of Australia finds that women are more likely to find a man desirable if he's already had one or two partners, the country's ABC News reports. "... More »

Women: Embrace 'Wifely Duty,' Say Yes to Sex

(Newser) - Attention women: For the sake of your relationship and general world harmony, it's time to resume having sex even when you're not in the mood. So says Bettina Arndt, a female columnist for the Canberra Times, who wonders, "Whatever happened to wifely duty?" It's still possible—in fact, easy—... More »

What Gets Women Hot to Trot?

Scientists and psychologists study female desire

(Newser) - Nearly one in three women lack sexual desire, and sexologists are trying to help, Daniel Bergner writes in the New York Times. They've hooked up female sex organs to machines and run sexy movies, showing that unlike penises, vulva are excited by a wide range of stimuli—gay men, women,... More »

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