Welcome to the Sexual Psychophysiology and Affective Neuroscience (SPAN) Laboratory. We are devoted to increasing the understanding of sexual responses in individuals, their partners and sexual behaviors that risk physical and emotional health. We conduct research and offer learning opportunities for students. Please feel free to contact us with any questions on the contact page.
10/11/2015 Prause's career in research reviewed by California Sunday, the weekly mag of the Los Angeles Times (appearing in print Nov 1).
10/6/2015 Prause reviews research on sexual rewards at TEDx Boulder.
9/26/2015 Prause describes current state of porn "addiction" for the Economist.
9/2/2015 Our study of penis size preferences using 3D models appears in PLOS One.
6/26/2015 Our new study on porn "addiction", the largest neuroscience study to date, covered in Huffington Post, Medical Daily, Daily Beast, and Bustle.
6/26/2015 Our large (N=122) neuroscience study debunking porn "addiction" appears in Biological Psychology.
6/22/2015 SPAN research featured in Aeon debunking common myths about viewing sex films.
5/15/2015 Prause nominated for the Early Career Award by the Society for Psychophysiological Research.