Let’s Talk About Sex: What Do Women Want?

Let's Talk About Sex: What Do Women Want?

Compiling a wide range of research from sexologists, behavioural scientists and everyday women, New York Times author Daniel Bergner turns the world of female desire upside down and inside out with his bestselling book What Do Women Want?. In this video, he’s joined in conversation by medical research scientist Krystal Evans (3RRR).

Bergner argues that female sexual desire is much more ardent than that of men, and explores the many dizzying types of female orgasm.

Disillusioned with a perceived bias in the field of sexual research, Bergner assembles a series of scientists who give a frank assessment of the realities of female sexuality – that lust and desire is a much more finely balanced equation than previously assumed.

Bergner’s findings – that women may be hardwired to be less monogamous than men, and be more sexually narcissistic – caused many an eyebrow to arch, including his own.


Portrait of Daniel Bergner

Daniel Bergner

Daniel Bergner is a staff writer for the New York Times Magazine and the author of What Do Women Want? Adventures in the Science of Female Desire.

Portrait of Krystal Evans

Krystal Evans

Dr Krystal Evans is a medical research scientist whose work focuses on the development of a new malaria vaccine.

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