Sexual Arousal Dampens 'Ick' Factor

If you're turned on, you're less likely to be grossed out, at least according to a new study. The small study published Wednesday in the journal PLoS Online asked a total of 90 European women to perform tasks that had an "icky" element to them, such as drinking from a cup containing an insect or wiping their hands with a used tissue. Some of the women were shown an erotic film. Others did not see the film. Women who were sexually aroused felt less disgust when doing the tasks than the...Full Story
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