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The Resource Bonk : the curious coupling of science and sex, Mary Roach

Bonk : the curious coupling of science and sex, Mary Roach

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Bonk : the curious coupling of science and sex
Title
Bonk
Title remainder
the curious coupling of science and sex
Statement of responsibility
Mary Roach
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The study of sexual physiology--what happens, and why, and how to make it happen better--has been a paying career or a diverting sideline for scientists as far-ranging as Leonardo da Vinci and James Watson. The research has taken place behind the closed doors of laboratories, brothels, MRI centers, pig farms, sex-toy R&D labs, and Alfred Kinsey's attic."--web. Mary Roach, "the funniest science writer in the country" (Burkhard Bilger of The New Yorker), devoted the past two years to stepping behind those doors. Can a person think herself to orgasm? Can a dead man get an erection? Is vaginal orgasm a myth? Why doesn't Viagra help women--or, for that matter, pandas? In Bonk, Roach shows us how and why sexual arousal and orgasm, two of the most complex, delightful, and amazing scientific phenomena on earth, can be so hard to achieve and what science is doing to slowly make the bedroom a more satisfying place. 16 illustrations
Summary
Roach shows how and why sexual arousal and orgasm can be so hard to achieve and what science is doing to make the bedroom a more satisfying place
Tone
Writing style
Award
Booklist Editors' Choice, 2008.
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257457
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DLC
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Roach, Mary
Dewey number
612.6
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
QP251
LC item number
.R568 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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Sex (Biology)
Target audience
adult
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the curious coupling of science and sex
Label
Bonk : the curious coupling of science and sex, Mary Roach
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Publication
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Includes bibliographical references
Control code
ocn181139554
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
319 p.
Isbn
9780393064643
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2007051990
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)181139554
Label
Bonk : the curious coupling of science and sex, Mary Roach
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Control code
ocn181139554
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
319 p.
Isbn
9780393064643
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2007051990
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)181139554

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