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    Saturday, June 17, 2006

    Women Are Visual

    Look what I found:
    Shocker!

    WOMEN are turned on by erotic images just as much as men, a study claimed yesterday.

    US researchers found more brainwave activity when women were shown pictures of writhing couples than when they saw any other photograph.

    Professor Audrey Anokhin, from Washington University, said: “That surprised us.

    “We believed both pleasant and disturbing images would evoke a rapid response, but erotic scenes always elicited the strongest response.”

    Experts hope the results will help them better understand some mental illnesses.


    This is almost as shocking as the news that some women actually enjoy having sex as much or more than eating chocolate. And this is obviously a change from the era in which women hated sex (until about 5 years ago). This must have something to do with air pollution or hormones in our food. This can't be normal.

    Seriously though: what "mental illnesses" are they talking about?

    3 Comments:

    Blogger brownfemipower said...

    well, that explains why I had sex after I saw the latest brittney spears interview.

    :-)

    (seriously, did you see that train wreck? what a mess!!!)

    3:22 PM  
    Blogger EL said...

    I didn't, but I've seen a bunch of posts about it. I may have to track it down somewhere. Sad.

    5:52 PM  
    Blogger dustdaughter said...

    I'm starting to understand why so little scientific research has been done on women or other non-dominant groups.

    Whose money is being wasted debunking old wives' tales (and just what is the origin of this term) with research? If any of it belongs to me, I want it back.

    3:57 PM  

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