The path-breaking studies of Dr. William H. Masters and Virginia Johnson cast light on the mechanics of human sexuality. Their pioneer research into orgasms—they filmed over 10,000 in a clinical setting—educated millions and their new science of “sexology” led them to discoveries in the workings of the genital and urinary systems. They eventually published their findings in HUMAN SEXUAL RESPONSE after medical journals refused to publish their work. Masters, a gynecologist, and Johnson, a psychologist, opened in 1970 the nation’s first sex therapy clinic that sought to resolve fears of sexual inadequacy between couples.
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Sexual Response Research