S2:E5 | Nov. 25, 2020 | 40 min.
Ever wondered how your sexual behavior impacts other areas of function? Dr. Tierney Lorenz is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology and Center for Brain, Biology and Behavior at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Today on the show, she discusses how her research investigates these exact questions, as well how women with mental and/or physical health conditions can have happy, healthy sexual lives.
Connect with Dr. Tierney Lorenz
Dr. Lorenz is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology and Center for Brain, Biology and Behavior at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Her research through the Women, Immunity and Sexual Health (WISH) lab investigates the ways that sexual behavior impact women's immune and endocrine function, as well as ways to help women with mental and/or physical health conditions have happy, healthy sexual lives. Her research draws from evolutionary and feminist science perspectives and uses methods from multiple fields, including measures of hormones and immune markers, psychophysiological measures of sexual and autonomic arousal, clinical trials, surveys and interviews, and more.
About Host Wendy Strgar
Wendy is an award-winning entrepreneur and the founder and CEO of Good Clean Love, a pioneer in the organic personal care product industry. An active sex educator, Wendy is a popular blogger and author of two books. Sex That Works: An Intimate Guide To Awakening Your Erotic Life was published in June 2017 and is the companion to her first book, Love that Works: A Guide to Enduring Intimacy. Dear Sex is Wendy's new podcast adventure.