April 12, 2007

Academic arousal

Provided here without comment...  Natalie Angier, "Birds Do It.  Bees Do It.  People Seek The Keys to It.", NYT Science Times 4/10/07, p. D1, about sexual desire:

Ask an assortment of men and women, "What is sexual desire, and how do you know you're feeling it?" and after some initial embarrassed mutterings and demands for anonymity, they answer as follows:

[three answers, and then...]

"Listening to Noam Chomsky," said a psychologist in her 50s, "always turns me on."

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Posted by Arnold Zwicky at April 12, 2007 11:17 AM