We are restarting Empirical Sex with a bang! (Pardon the pun) 7.30pm on Thursday 10th November (NB a week later than our usual slot) Dr Roy J Levin will be joining us at the Rose and Crown (Mayfair) to speak with us about female sexual arousal. “Human sexual arousal is commonly regarded as a highly personal… Continue reading Next Event: Female Sexual Arousal in the Laboratory and in the Bedroom
Friday 8th July: “Just a pretty face? The origins of facial attractiveness” Carmen Lefevre @ The Castle, Farringdon (nearest station-Farringdon & Barbican) The focus on beauty and physical attractiveness is ubiquitous in our society, with many celebrities being celebrated for their appearance. So what is that makes one person more attractive to another and why do… Continue reading We’re Back! Friday 8th July “Just a Pretty Face? The Origins of Facial Attractiveness”
We’re taking a brief time out but we will be back in June- keep an eye out for updates on the website and also on our Twitter page!
Thursday 7th April: “Sexy isn’t Sexist” Paula Wright @ The Clarence , Whitehall Paula Wright left Shotton Hall Comprehensive at 16 with zero qualifications and a recommendation from the carers advisor to do a YTS on the cheese counter at her local Prestos. She became an actor instead and some years later discovered she was… Continue reading Next Event: “Sexy Isn’t Sexist”
“Reproductive Ageing and Fertility Myths”- Professor Susan Bewley @The Prince of Wales, Covent Garden Professor Susan Bewley qualified as a doctor in 1982. She has a degree in medical law and ethics, was the first woman trained in Maternal-Fetal Medicine in the UK and worked as an obstetrician with pregnant women for almost 30 years.… Continue reading Next Event 3rd March: “Reproductive Ageing and Fertility Myths”
Our next talk is approaching! Next Thursday (4th February) David Frank will be speaking with us about How to Market Yourself on Online Dating Sites (just in time for Valentine’s Day!). But first a few housekeeping bits: As some of you already know we’ve been searching for a forever home for Empirical Sex and after Stuart Ritchie’s… Continue reading Next event and important updates!
“Sex, Love & Marketing : How To Market Yourself On Online Dating Sites” – David Frank “Have you ever used an online dating site or app of any kind ever before? Including Tinder? Marketer & former radio show host David Frank will be talking about all things online dating, sex & porn. We could all… Continue reading Next Event: 4th February 2016
“New data on sex differences in IQ”- Dr Stuart Ritchie “The question of sex differences in cognitive ability (or intelligence) is a very old one, but it is still hugely controversial. Are there any mental abilities where females outperform males, or vice versa? If so, which abilities? And, perhaps most importantly, why? In this talk, Stuart Ritchie will discuss the… Continue reading Next Event: Thursday 7th January
Dr Rosalind Arden will be joining us at 7.30pm on Thursday 3rd December 2015 at The Bell (near Liverpool Street Station) to speak about “Why Brainy is the New Sexy”. “Charles Darwin showed that natural selection shaped our bodies. The notion that natural selection also shaped our minds had a long dawn. In 1989 an… Continue reading Next Event: Thursday 3rd December
The first Empirical Sex podcast is now available! Recorded at the first Empirical Sex event in September 2015 when I interviewed Dr Qazi Rahman, senior lecturer at Kings College Institute of Psychiatry and co-author of popular science book ‘Born Gay‘. It is a wide ranging interview delving into some fascinating and very rarely discussed areas of… Continue reading Empirical Sex Podcast Series