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Stats + Stories: The Science of Sex

Debby Herbenick is a sex educator, sex advice columnist, author, research scientist, children's book author, blogger, television personality, professor, and human sexuality expert in the media. Dr. Herbenick is a professor at the Indiana University School
Stats and Stories

WYSO is partnering with Stats and Stories, a podcast produced at Miami University.

There’s a lot of bad information out there about sex. Fueled in part by sociocultural framings of certain behaviors and by the way media portrays particular sex acts. If you couple that with something that sex is just something people are just uncomfortable talking about it can be hard to find good information. Enter sex research; the focus of this episode of Stats and Stories. Rosemary Pennington is joined by regular panelist John Bailer, Chair of Miami’s Statistics Department. Their guest Debby Herbenick, the Director at the Center for Sexual Health Promotion and a professor at Indiana University, as well as a sexual health educator at the Kinsey Institute. She’s also the author of numerous studies on sexual behavior and the author or co-author of a number of books including Because It Feels Good: A Woman’s Guide to Sexual Pleasure and Satisfaction, the I Love You More Book, and The Coregasm Workout

Stats and Stories is a partnership between Miami University's Departments of Statistics and Media, Journalism and Film and the American Statistical Association. You can follow us on Twitter or iTunes. If you'd like to share your thoughts on our program, send your e-mail to statsandstories@miamioh.edu and be sure to listen for future editions of Stats and Stories where we discuss the statistics behind the stories and the stories behind the statistics.