10 Things You Didn’t Know about Orgasm

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Orgasms – it’s not just about the genitals!

“Bonk” author Mary Roach delves into obscure scientific research, some of it centuries old, to make 10 surprising claims about sexual climax, ranging from the bizarre to the hilarious, from classical Greece to the Kinsey report of the 1960s’.

Among the curious facts presented by Mary Roach is the case of the woman who orgasmed every time she brushed her teeth, another who could think herself to orgasm, as well as the uncertain relationship between orgasm and fertility.