The Sex Researchers Author:Edward M. Brecher The Sex Researchers is the first historical account of Western man's efforts to understand his own sexuality within a scientific framework. — The emphasis is on human heterosexuality, but homosexuality and many other variations of sexual behavior are frankly dealt with. The book's nontechnical language enables readers who are not specialists to u... more »nderstand and to evaluate the findings of a century of sex research, and to appreciate the studies scheduled for publication in the next few years.
Starting in the Victorian times with Havelock Ellis, Krafft-Ebing, Freud and van de Velde, the author discusses the lives, research methods, and findings of some twenty-five researchers through Robert Latou Dickinson, Kinsey, Pomeroy, Gebhard and Sherfey to Masters and Johnson. The current but unpublished studies on group sex phenomena are also reviewed.« less