Listed below are links to ongoing studies of human sexuality by researchers around the world. You are eligible to participate in as many as you would like, depending upon whether you meet the selection criteria.
If you are a researcher and would like your study added to this page, please email a one-paragraph description modeled after the postings below to drlehmiller gmail. Although it will not be posted on this page, please email the anticipated end date for data collection, as well as a note indicating whether your study has been approved by an IRB or ethics committee.
Thank you for your contributions to the science of sex! To be eligible to participate, both partners must agree and: If eligible, then we will send both you and your partner a survey by email, which can be completed online and should take minutes to complete.
One year later, we will send you another shorter survey by email. In order to participate in this study, you must be at least 18 years of age and identify as male. Participation will take approximately 20 minutes of your time and requires only that you complete a brief survey about your sexual attitudes, personality traits, and experiences with sexting.
You will not be asked to provide any personally identifying information and all data will be collected anonymously. Participants of all gender identities and sexual orientations, over the age of 18 are welcome to participate. We want to examine how much people experience unusual sexual interests, whether factors such as personality traits influence them, attitudes towards sexual behaviour, and the relationship to the mental health of individuals who experience them.
You will be asked to complete questions about your sexual interests, fantasies, and behaviour as well as personality, mental health anxiety, depression, etc. The study will take approximately minutes. Open to individuals of all gender and sexual identities over the age of 16 years. The purpose of this study is to examine the relationship between sexual history and attitudes about sex in order to better our understanding of human sexuality.
Participants will read about a sexual scenario involving a fictitious person and will then answer questions about what they have read. The online survey is anonymous and confidential and should take only 15 minutes to complete. Participants of all gender identities and sexual orientations who are over the age of 16 are welcome to participate.
The purpose of this study is to examine courtship behaviours i. Participating in this study requires answering some questions about how you have responded to and interacted with a person that you were sexually attracted to in in the past.
You will also be required to answer some questions about yourself i. This study will take approximately 15 minutes of your time. The goal of this study is to develop a survey to assess sexual function after prostate cancer treatment specific for gay or bisexual men.
Participation involves completion of a set of questions online with focus on sexual quality of life. There are also questions regarding general demographics and prostate cancer diagnosis.
This study will take about minutes. Female participants 16 years of age or older who only have sex with men. The purpose of this study is to examine different variables that may be involved in women's attraction to middle-aged men. Participating in this study requires answering some questions about how you might respond to, and interact with, a fictional person. You will also be required to answer some questions about yourself e.
You must be 18 or older to participate. The purpose of this online study is to better understand how the process of willingness to engage in sexual behavior unfolds. Participation will take approximately 30 minutes. Self-identified women who are currently married to a self-identified man. Participants must be 18 years of age or older and fluent in English. Participants must have daily access to a computer with internet to participate in a brief survey every day for 21 days regarding their relationship experiences.
You will also be required to answer some questions about yourself and your own personality. This study will take approximately 15 minutes. All genders and sexual orientations welcome. The study is open to all forms of polyamory. If you are eligible to participate, we ask that you complete a monthly, online survey approximately minutes for one year i. Due to the length of the survey, we will ask you to report on your relationships with up to two partners.
We encourage partners to participate as well. In order to participate, you must meet the following criteria: Francis Xavier University - Restrictions: We are interested in learning more about how a person's own perception of their romantic relationship compares to their friends' and family members' perceptions. The objective of this research project is to attempt to understand how people give feedback to, and receive feedback from, their friends and family about different romantic relationships.
To participate, you'll complete an hour long online survey about your perceptions of what others think about your romantic relationship and how you respond to those opinions. The purpose of this study is to assess individual and environmental factors that may influence ratings of attractiveness towards a series of potential romantic or sexual partners on a dating app. Participation requires that you read a short vignette, answer a question about the vignette, then complete a psychometric measure of sensation-seeking behavior.
Participation will take approximately 15 minutes. Open to all individuals over the age of 16 years. The survey is an anonymous, online survey and should take no more than 30 minutes to complete. The study's goal is to capture themes regarding how this knowledge about one's parents is perceived to have influenced interviewees' current relationship attitudes, beliefs, expectations, and approaches.
Interviewees must have been informed by their parents at some point in participants' childhood or teen years that they participated in this relationship style. If you are interested in participating, please contact Emily Mechtenberg at emechtenberg alaskapacific. This survey should take between minutes to complete. It will ask about sensitive issues regarding sexual experiences.
Participation will take less than 20 minutes of your time and requires only that you complete a brief survey about your sexual attitudes, personality traits, and sexual history.
In order to participate in this study, you must be at least 18 years of age. The only requirement for participation is that you are at least 18 years of age or older. Participation will take less than 30 minutes of your time and requires only that you complete a brief survey that asks questions about your sexual fantasies, personality traits, sexual attitudes, and sexual history. Sex and Psychology is not responsible for the content or quality of any studies listed on this page.
Although researchers must certify that their studies have been approved by an IRB prior to having them posted here, Sex and Psychology does not monitor compliance with IRB policies and procedures and is not responsible directly or indirectly for any loss or damage associated with participation in any of these studies.