This week is the first holiday special of The Science of Sex, live from The Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality (SSSS). SSSS is an international organization dedicated to the advancement of knowledge about sexuality, and in November, Dr. Zhana attended their annual meeting in Atlanta. She was able to speak with professors, researchers, and students about several new studies, and even some that have not been published yet!
In her first interview Dr. Zhana spoke with Dr. Dayna Henry from James Madison University about her study on how college students define and perceive sexual assault.
Next, Dr. Megan Maas, an assistant professor at Michigan State University, and her discussed her research on the backlash on Twitter after Donald Trump’s infamous Access Hollywood tape in which he brags about sexual assault.
She also was able to interview Dr. Ron Rogge from the University of Rochester on his study on dating apps such as Tinder and Grindr.
Margaret Bennett, a PhD student at the University of Connecticut, also spoke with Dr. Zhana about her review on deception in casual and committed relationships.
Finally, she had a great discussions with Lauryn Vander Molen about her work studying paraphilia.