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In the Research Blog: Having Sex Can Make People Feel Happier and More Purposeful
In a study in the journal Emotion, people reported that they feel happier and find more meaning in life on days when they have sex.

Research Briefs: Winter 2019
A selection of recent and significant publications from Kinsey Institute researchers and staff.

In the Research Blog: Quality Matters More Than Quantity
A recent study suggests that frequent sex isn’t nearly as important as good sex when it comes to how people feel about their marriages.

In the Research Blog: How Often Do Women Orgasm?
Why do studies on women's rate of orgasm during sex offer different findings?

Introducing the Traumatic Stress Research Consortium
This new Kinsey Institute initiative will be directed by Distinguished University Scientist Dr. Stephen Porges.

Institute news

Just Married Project Featured on IU Podcast
Jennifer Bass and Stephanie Sanders talk about the Just Married:Stories from the Heartland Project and the history of marriage equality in Indiana on the Through the Gates podcast. Available on SoundCloud.

Staff Updates Spring 2019
Welcome Cate Racek, our new grants specialist.

The Kenneth R. Haslam Collection on Polyamory: 2019 Update
An announcement from the Kinsey Institute Library and Special Collections regarding the Kenneth R. Haslam Collection on Polyamory

Robert Bahr - A Man with a Vision
Liana Zhou, Kinsey Institute Library Director, recalls friend and donor, Robert Bahr.

In Memoriam: William Seabloom
A statement by Liana Zhou, Kinsey Institute Library Director, on the loss of long-time friend of the Kinsey Institute, Dr. William Seabloom.

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