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Sex in a Scanner

Meet Pek Van Andel, who conducted the famous MRI sex experiment, and see his research in action.

By | July 1, 2014

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Avatar of: MFHeil

MFHeil

Posts: 1

July 25, 2014

Research like this is an excellent example of what happens when the "objectivity" imperative of science becomes artificially detached from the culture within which science is conducted.  I can see no earthly benefit to this line of inquiry when there are urgent problems with antibiotic resistant bacteria, starvation, and disease throughout the world that remain to be solved.

This is nothing but prurient sensationalism for Science by press release.

 

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standishman

Posts: 5

July 25, 2014

I disagree with MFHeil. Human sexuality, in all its forms, is of great interest  - why not an MRI of intercourse?!?

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