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The new romantics

Should we get the doctor out of the bedroom?

By Drake Bennett
Globe Staff / May 17, 2009

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A half-century ago, the researchers William Masters and Virginia Johnson brought sex into the laboratory. For thousands of years, sex had been the object of philosophical inquiry and religious stricture, occupying everyone from shamans to psychoanalysts, and giving the world an oceanic supply of marital and extramarital strife. But it hadn't really been studied, not in the clinical, moment-by-moment manner ... (Full article: 1793 words)

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