Welcome to SPAN Lab. Science behind sex addiction and porn addiction.


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.

Sex addiction and porn addiction research in female sexuality

Prause on PBS/NOVA discussing the field of sexual psychophysiology.

Prause on the Not Safe with Nikki Glaser show on Comedy Central to discuss how scientists measure orgasm.

Our new publication in Biological Psychology reviews the independent laboratory studies that each reject the addiction model of sex film viewing.

Prause talks to German public television der Spiegel about penis size preferences and the effects of Viagra advertising on reports of ED.

Prause debunks female orgasm myths with The Verge.

Prause talks to Salt Lake Tribune about porn addiction.

Prause talks to DREX radio about sex addiction and asexuality.

For International Women's Day Prause speaks on NPR's Human Mind on sex tech for low sexual desire.

Prause reviews brain science with BBC on porn "addiction".

Utah pseudoscience on "porn addiction" called out by Prause on Mic and Reality Check.

presentation on sex addiction and porn addiction

Prause reviews neuroscience for AASECT therapist training.

Prause attends Society for Psychophysiological Research annual meeting.

Prause presents a keynote for a large biotech conference, soon to be announced.

Prause giving plenary for the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality annual meeting.

Prause plenary address on brain stimulation at International Society for the Study of Women's Sexual Health.