Female Brain Studied During Orgasm

by Dr. Trupti Shirole on  November 17, 2011 at 2:28 PM Sexual Health News
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Scientists at Rutgers University in New Jersey have created the world's first movie of the female brain as it approaches, experiences and recovers from an orgasm.
 Female Brain Studied During Orgasm
Female Brain Studied During Orgasm

This scan is of a 54-year old PhD student Nan Wise who was asked to lie in a functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) scanner and stimulate herself.

It was seen that activity first build up in the genital area of the sensory cortex and then spread to the limbic system, a collection of brain structures involved in emotions and long-term memory. As the orgasm arrives, activity shoots up in two parts of the brain- cerebellum and frontal cortex. During orgasm, activity reaches a peak in the hypothalamus which releases the chemical oxytocin, which causes pleasurable sensations and signals the uterus to contract. Activity is also at its peak in the nucleus accumbens- an area linked to reward and pleasure. The activity in all these regions calms down gradually.

The team hopes that this research could be helpful to explain what goes wrong in both men and women who cannot reach sexual climax.

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I think it is great that female orgasm is being talked about and have us consider what we think. It is an important subject that is of great relevance to relationships. I myself look to "hands-on" female orgasm researchers for the best information. I found the Bodansky who wrote "Instant Orgasm and especially the Welcomed Consensus who are "hands-on female orgasm researchers and sex educators, and have the latest cutting edge information on female orgasm. The Welcomed Consensus research female orgasm, "hands-on", 365 days a year, and have for over 25 years. My partner and I have used their Deliberate Orgasm practice that gave birth to Slow Sex. We love the DVD "Orgasm at the First Touch", that has a live demonstration and the step by step on how to give and how to receive orgasm at the first touch. Thank you to Professor Barry Komisaruk and his team for the study talked about in this article. I do wonder though what would be discovered if they did an MRI of a totally different kind of orgasm than the traditional model of orgasm observed in this article: an MRI of a woman experiencing orgasm at the first touch. This deliberate orgasm practice could give some serious new insights into female sexuality; it did for us and took our sex life to a new level of fun and enjoyment.

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