A new study measures gender differences in responses to sex:
Led by Queen’s University Psychology professor Meredith Chiversk (sic), the study found that men’s reports of feeling sexually aroused tend to match their physiological responses, while women’s mind and body responses are less aligned. [link]
It’s actually Meredith Chivers – who is a bit of a celebrity, having appeared on Charlie Rose and other media outlets.
In any event, a blogger – Amit Varma – asked (as a follow up to the article above):
I wonder what academics do on vacation. [link]
The answer? Have sex, of course. But for research purposes only.