And with the other two-thirds, the explanation for their periodic attraction to men was not a cultural pressure to conform but rather a genuine desire.
Now, however, American researchers have uncovered what goes on in a womans head during an orgasm.
Female desire, and the reasons some women feel little in the way of lust, became a focal point for sexologists, Heiman said, in the 70s, through the writing of Helen Singer Kaplan, a sex therapist who used psychoanalytic methods though sexologists prefer to etch.
To conclude that women are bisexual on the basis of their sexual responding overlooks the complexity and multidimensionality of female sexuality, she wrote in her paper.Sex causes increased blood flow to the brain, which improves oxygen levels.But she emphasized that the pattern for her group over the years, both in the changing categories they chose and in the stories they told, was toward an increased sense of malleability.The crowd consisted of men and women about equally, yet women far outnumbered men onstage, and when at last the shows platinum-wigged.C.Werent these but two examples of the myriad conflicting elements that create womens lust?Although bad relationships often kill desire, she argued, good ones dont guarantee.One of the things I think about, she said, is the dyad formed by men and women.In a 2004 experiment, and again in the recent study, published in the December 2007 Journal of Personality and Social Psychology,.Wearing goggles that track eye movement, her subjects looked at pictures of heterosexual foreplay.On the one hand, as Meana constructs things, there is the drive of sheer lust, and on the other the impetus of value.Chivers is perpetually devising experiments to perform in the future, and one would test how tightly linked the system of arousal is to the mechanisms of desire.The beautiful mature ladies here are in their forties and they'll simply outclass any young, slutty bimbo there.
She peered at a jagged red line that ran across the computers screen, a line that traced one subjects vaginal blood flow, second by second.
And the more sex you have, the more cells you can grow, it seems.
The ravisher is so overcome by a craving focused on this particular woman that he cannot contain himself; he transgresses societal codes in order to seize her, and she, feeling herself to be the unique object of his desire, is electrified by her own reactive.
While male brains tend to focus on the physical stimulation involved in sexual contact, the key to female arousal seems to be deep relaxation and a lack of anxiety.What more could sexologists ever provide than intriguing hints and fragmented insights and contradictory conclusions?Without doubt, sex has not only physical but psychological and social benefits, too, says Dr Ghosh.And there was another way, Meana argued, by which the Cirque du Soleils offering of more female than male acrobats helped to rivet both genders in the crowd.This may not always affect womens behavior the overriding may not frequently impel heterosexual women into lesbian relationships but it can redirect erotic attraction.Three or four decades ago, with the sense of sexual independence brought by the birth-control pill and the womens liberation movement, she said, the predominant cultural and sexological assumption was that female lust was fueled from within, that it didnt depend on anothers initiation.