How orgasm is achieved

Arousal is psychological and arises in the mind

Men think about sex much more frequently and explicitly than women do for hormonal reasons. There are many erotic triggers that cause male arousal...

Similarities between male and female responses

Orgasm is a basic physiological response of the human body. Just as the same mechanism causes men and women to sneeze, so we also...

Orgasm is an instinctive response to erotic stimuli

Various nervous system responses have symptoms in common with orgasm. These include anger, fear and epilepsy. We can experience a peak of sensation for...

Orgasm is a one-off sexual release that is innate

Orgasm is foremost a response of the nervous system. But spontaneous orgasm (without any genital stimulation or mental focus on eroticism) occurs very rarely....

Women mistake emotional sensations for orgasm

Anyone who is responsive struggles to understand why someone who has never had an orgasm would say that they have. Women refer to orgasm...

Differences between men and women’s responses

When a man walks down the street with a woman on his arm, he is proud that others may assume that he has a...

The ability to see a partner as a sex object

Unlike emotional attachments, arousal is not caused by a specific person or by a relationship. Arousal relies on being able to see a person,...