Bonk: The Curious Coupling of Science and Sex AudiobookPin It
by Mary Roach
The study of sexual physiology – what transpires, and why, and how to make it occur much better – has been a paying out occupation or a diverting sideline for researchers as significantly-ranging as Leonardo da Vinci and James Watson. The investigation has taken location driving the shut doors of laboratories, brothels, MRI centers, pig farms, intercourse-toy R&D labs, and Alfred Kinsey’s attic.Mary Roach, “The funniest science writer in the place” (Burkhard Bilger of The New Yorker), devoted the past two many years to stepping behind individuals doorways. Can a particular person think herself to orgasm? Can a lifeless guy get an erection? Is vaginal orgasm a fantasy? Why isn’t going to Viagra support women – or, for that matter, pandas? In Bonk, Roach demonstrates us how and why sexual arousal and orgasm – two of the most complicated, delightful, and amazing scientific phenomena on earth – can be so hard to obtain and what science is doing to slowly and gradually make the bed room a far more satisfying place.