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Mating Matters
Host Dr. Wendy Walsh uses science, personal interviews and pop culture to reveal that mating strategy is the secret evolutionary motivation for most every human behavior. We are wired to reproduce. Even when we are not thinking about sex, our ancient programming makes us respond to reproductive cues that impact just about every decision we make. Using evolutionary psychology, Mating Matters examines relationships, sexuality, and how society and culture shape us all. Dr. Wendy Walsh looks at the biological, psychological and sociological underpinnings of love, attachment and gender dynamics....
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Ratings & Reviews
4.7 stars from 386 ratings
Great podcast, it explains why we do and think the way we do. We are all animals in the end. This podcast can help us go beyond that animality and use our brains as well... Top notch!
Latingem via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 03/26/21
Exceptional!
This podcast elucidates, in simple everyday language, concepts that so far have been out of reach of us lay persons. It makes me think and reflect. I am a fan of Dr. Walsh, and eagerly looking forward to the 2021 season
Dip tendu via Apple Podcasts · India · 02/19/21
Love Love Love it.
Love this podcast. I discovered it’s accidentally and I can’t stop listening.
C_Multi via Apple Podcasts · Canada · 02/18/21
Recent Episodes
NOTE: This episode contains some adult discussion which includes topics of sexual assault and abuse. Have you ever wondered about the secret and sometimes dark world of a human's "special" desires? Dr. Wendy asks Kinsey Institute's Dr. Justin Lehmiller if scientists have discovered an...
Published 12/23/20
Dr. Wendy is hard at work on an episode called Fantasies and Fetishes where she talks to sex researcher Justin Lehmiller from the world famous Kinsey Institute. That episode is coming soon, but in the meantime there was a lot more they talked about that was too good to hoard, like his research on...
Published 11/25/20
In this special episode, we catch up with our promiscuous alpha Dr. Wendy spoke to in season one. Our listener first contacted us because he was at a crossroads. At the age of 24 he guessed he'd had about 200 sex partners. But the birth of his little girl really got him thinking about what he...
Published 11/11/20
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