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Archives of Sexual Behavior

The Official Publication of the International Academy of Sex Research

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Aims and scope

The official publication of the International Academy of Sex Research (IASR), Archives of Sexual Behavior publishes scientific research on sex, gender, and sexuality.

We invite contributions from multiple disciplines including, but not limited to, anthropology, biology, history, law, medicine, psychiatry, psychology, and sociology.

Contributions consist of both quantitative and qualitative empirical research, theoretical reviews and essays, clinical case reports, and letters to the editor. 

Topical areas include, but are not limited to: abuse, coercion, and consent; alternative sexualities; cross-cultural studies; lifespan development; endocrinology; evolution; family diversity; gender development; gender diversity; mating psychology; media and technology; neuroscience; non-human animal behavior; paraphilias; psychobiology; risk-taking; sex education and health; sex/gender differences and similarities; sex therapy; sexual and romantic relationships; sexual dysfunctions; sexual orientation; sexual psychophysiology; sexual/gender discrimination and stigma; sexually transmitted infections; and transactional and commercial sex.