Virginia Johnson and her then-husband, William Masters, in 1972. They studied sexual behavior for decades. She died this week in St. Louis. Masters died in 2001.
July 25, 2013 With William Masters, she studied human sexual behavior. They spent decades trying to demystify sex and make it better for couples. Johnson was 88. Masters, who was her husband for more than 20 years, died in 2001.
Taylor Swift in New York at Madison Square Garden in December 2009, a year in which she became very familiar with the top of the Billboard charts.
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December 1, 2011 New research in psychology suggests that our favorite popular songs contain more messages about sex and reproduction than do less-favored songs. Is our evolved psyche at work here? Commentator Barbara J. King considers the evidence.
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