Not everyone thinks the way you think, knows the things you know, believes the things you believe, nor acts the way you would act. Remember… Read More »“Of Course, Most People Feel Like I Do” — False Consensus Bias & You
When the COVID-19 pandemic first hit the United States, a lot of people were joking about an uptick in babies 9 months later. The idea… Read More »People Are Having Less Sex During the Pandemic Because of COVID-19-Related Relationship Conflicts
I recently stumbled onto a study that explores something I don’t actually have much experience with: The experience of fantasizing about consensual non-monogamy. As some… Read More »It’s Common to Fantasize about Consensual Non-Monogamy & Reality Generally Lives Up to Fantasy
Rough Sex Has No Link With Abuse, Is Initiated About as Often by Women as By Men & Typically Isn’t Very Rough
As I’ve written about many times before, I grew up in a fairly conservative large Catholic family in the Maine woods. We didn’t talk about… Read More »Rough Sex Has No Link With Abuse, Is Initiated About as Often by Women as By Men & Typically Isn’t Very Rough
I am a champion crier. For real. I cry when I’m happy. Cry when I’m sad. When I’m tired. In my own case, it feels… Read More »Why Do We Cry? Two Dueling Explanations
As a war-weary female veteran of the Internet (been cruising since the good old dial-up BBS days, thankyouverymuch), I’ve seen my share of dick pics.… Read More »What Kind of Man Sends Women Unsolicited Dick Pics and Why?
There’s an old school of thought in business called “underpromise, overdeliver.” Essentially, this advice says that what you should do is set customer expectations low… Read More »It’s Better to Just Keep Your Promises Than to Try to Really Wow People
One of the things you learn very early on when you study psychological research is that what people say they do and what they actually… Read More »How Commonly Do Women Fake Orgasms and Why?
“The brain is designed with blind spots, optical and psychological, and one of its cleverest tricks is to confer on us the comforting illusion that… Read More »It’s Humbling to Realize We Do Not See Things As They Really Are, But We Don’t