Sex and a History of Sex Technologies

  • Adrian David Cheok
  • Emma Yann ZhangEmail author
Part of the Human–Computer Interaction Series book series (HCIS)


Sex has existed for as long as humans have lived. However, it was not until the 1950s that researchers began to study the science behind it. This chapter covers a brief history of sex research, as well as the physiological and neurological processes of the human body and brain during sexual encounters. A history of the development of technologies related to sex, including examples of sex dolls, sex robots, and other sexual artefacts, is also presented.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Imagineering InstituteIskander PuteriMalaysia

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