A Billion Wicked Thoughts: What the Internet Tells Us About Sexual Relationships is an extraordinary book. It’s a scientific study of sex that focuses heavily on what the neuroscientists who wrote the book learned from studying people’s preferences for pornography:
Ogas and Gaddam analyzed a billion web searches, a million Web sites, a million erotic videos, a million erotic stories, millions of personal ads, and tens of thousands of digitized romance novels. Their groundbreaking findings will profoundly alter the way you think about the sexual relationships of women and men.
The book was actually very educational and had some quite surprising findings in it. Twelve of the more interesting factoids from the book are included here. Enjoy!
1. Throughout history, roughly 40 percent of men had a child while 80 percent of women had a child.