New and Noteworthy: Selected Research Publications

These publications from the Kinsey Institute represent the diversity of new research that adds to our knowledge of sexual behavior, gender diversity, love and attachment, reproductive functioning, sexual violence and trauma, and intimate relationships.

Barnett, T and Hill, B.R. (2015) Covert Operation: Archiving the Experiences of Transgender Service Members in the US Military. TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly 2(4):584-594.

Davis, C., Heiman, J.R., & Menczer, F. (2015). A role for network science in social norms intervention. Procedia Computer Science, 5, 2217–2226.

Garcia, J. R., Escasa-Dorne, M. J., Gray, P. B., & Gesselman, A. N. (2015). Individual differences in women’s salivary testosterone and estradiol following sexual activity in a non-laboratory setting. International Journal of Sexual Health, 27, 406-417.

Garcia, J.R., Lloyd, E.A., Wallen, K., & Fisher, H.E. (2014). Variation in orgasm occurrence by sexual orientation in a sample of U.S. singles. Journal of Sexual Medicine, 11(11), 2645-2652.

Gray L, Garza E, Zageris D, Heilman KJ, & Porges SW (2015) When saying no does not mean yes: Psychophysiological factors involved in date rape. Biofeedback, 43: 45-48.

Gray, P.B., Garcia, J.R., Crosier, B.S., & Fisher, H.E. (2015). Dating and sexual behavior among single parents of young children in the United States. Journal of Sex Research, 52(2), 121-128.

Gray, P.B., Volsche, S.L., Garcia, J.R., & Fisher, H.E. (2015). The roles of pet dogs and cats in human courtship and dating. Anthrozoös, 28(4), 673-683.

Gregory, R., Cheng, H., Rupp, H.A., Sengelaub, D.R., & Heiman, J.R. (2015). Oxytocin increases VTA 
activation to infant and sexual stimuli in nulliparous and postpartum women. Hormones and Behavior, 69, 82-88. PMCID: PMC3540189

Hill BJ, Janssen E, Kvam P, Amick E, & Sanders SA. (2014). The effect of condoms on penilevibrotactile sensitivity thresholds in young, heterosexual men. Journal of Sexual Medicine, 11(1):102-106. D

Jankowiak, W.R., Volsche, S.L., & Garcia, J.R. (2015). Is the romantic-sexual kiss a near human universal?American Anthropologist, 117(3), 535-539.

Jozkowski KN, Peterson ZD, Sanders SA, Dennis B, & Reece M. (2014) Gender differences inheterosexual college students’ conceptualizations and indicators of sexual consent: Implications forcontemporary sexual assault prevention education. Journal of Sex Research,  51(8):904-916.

Kenkel WM, Yee JR, Porges SW, Ferris CF, Carter CS (2015).  Cardioacceleration in alloparents in response to stimuli from prairie vole pups.  The significance of thermoregulation. Behavioural Brain Research, 286: 71-79.
Porges SW, Peper E (2015). 

Lorenz, T. K., Worthman, C.M., & Vitzthum, V.J. (2015). Links among inflammation, sexual activity and ovulation: Evolutionary trade-offs and clinical implications. Evolution, Medicine, and Public Health, Volume 2015, Issue 1: 304-324.

Lorenz, T. K., McGregor, B. M., & Vitzthum, V. (2015). Presence of young children in the home may moderate development of hot flashes during menopausal transition.
Menopause, 22(4): 448 - 452. PMCID: PMC4362803

Massey, S.G., Seibold-Simpson, S.M., Merriwether, A.M., & Garcia, J.R. (2015, October). Hookup culture, sexual victimization, and sexual health on American college campuses. Perspectives, 6-8

Mark, K.P., Garcia, J.R., & Fisher, H.E. (2015). Perceived emotional and sexual satisfaction across sexual relationship contexts: Gender and sexual orientation differences and similarities. The Canadian Journal of Human Sexuality, 24(2), 120-130.

Sanders SA, Hill BJ, Crosby RA, & Janssen E. (2014). Correlates of condom associated erection problems (CAEP) in young, heterosexual men: Condom self-efficacy, perceptions, and motivations.AIDS and Behavior, 18(1): 128-134. DOI:10.1007/s10461-013-0422-3. PMID:23404098

Staples, J. M., George, W. H., Stappenbeck, C. A., Cue Davis, K., Norris, J., & Heiman, J.R. (2015). Alcohol myopia and sexual abdication among women: Examining the moderating effect of child sexual abuse.Addictive Behaviors41, 72-77.

Stewart AM, Lewis GF, Yee JR, Kenkel WM, Davila M, Carter CS, Porges SW (2015).  Acoustic features of prairie vole (Microtus ochrogaster) ultrasonic vocalizations covary with heart rate.  Physiology and Behavior, 138: 94-100.

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