Does it need a function other than being enjoyable? Would I be surprised that each measure was correlated in identical twins within sexes, but uncorrelated in mixed-sex twins? This is a controversial problem from ancient times to now. Maybe that's part of it, but I'd be surprised if that was the entire role. Get some data with clitoral volume and heck, volume of the labia majora and minora while you're at it , and correlate the whole thing with the number of orgasms women have. But is that really accurate?
Female Orgasm: Serving an Evolutionary Function?
It ends up that the the variation in volume of the penis is the same as the variation in volume of the clitoris. We see purpose where it's convenient for us to fill in with our preconceived Mythical Tale. The female orgasm has been shouldering its 'mysterious' reputation for centuries. This relationship is essential for their conclusions, however, there is no relationship between clitoral size and ability to achieve orgasm Masters and Johnson December 21, at What about the effect of sexual release on the ability to think rationally? To join our community, just fill out the form below.
New theory suggests female orgasms are an evolutionary leftover | Science | AAAS
Especially our eye-rolling, bell-ringing ones? And I guess sometimes that first bite can taste really, really good, but I don't think I've ever experienced a food based "orgasm. Now researchers say they might have found its evolutionary roots. Anyway, while I agree that reproductive urges are important, I just wouldn't take it as a given that there wouldn't be a human species without big male orgasms. December 21, at Nor is female orgasm associated with a higher number of offspring in humans. It really only assumes a meaning as a response to Wallen and Lyod, it's their context not mine.
What brought about that development? To the contrary, the clitoris is decidedly away from the primary site for reproduction. Per the "female bonobos" issue, well, they certainly engage in a lot of female-female erotic activity. But, using the same data, albeit with a different take, I was able to show that the size of the variation in the size of clitoris was not different than the size of the penis. I'd wonder if female orgasm would lead to a longer quiescence laying there grooving on the feeling -- which in turn I'd wonder would increase chances of conception?