In 1948, Dr. Alfred Kinsey changed the world's understanding of human sexuality.
Today, Dr. Sue Carter and the Kinsey Institute have a broader mission: investigating the science of love, its connection to sexuality, and their collective impact on our humanity.
Learn more about the science-based discoveries—both past and present—that reveal the complexity of sexuality and relationships.Read more
This new initiative by the Kinsey Institute will further our understanding of human sexuality by studying the impact of traumatic stress on social behavior, sexual function, and intimacy, and will be led by senior Kinsey Institute researcher Dr. Steven Porges.
Welcome to the Kinsey Institute. I am honored to follow in the steps of Dr. Alfred Kinsey and his successors. Each day, we work to extend their efforts by advancing research on sexuality and the sciences of love and nurture. And each day, we uncover new insights into the way these issues impact our lives.Learn more
Love is more than an emotion. It is essential to our individual and collective well-being. Your support will help the Kinsey Institute advance research and education in the science of love and give a diverse field of researchers the resources they need to make new discoveries.Pledge your support