February 18, 2020 1 min read


Why is pleasure so important, both in and out of the bedroom? How does the brain and hormonal system affect this? And how can people have sustainable pleasure in longterm relationships? 

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About our guest: Nan Wise, Ph.D., is a cognitive neuroscientist, professor, licensed psychotherapist, certified sex therapist, board-certified clinical hypnotherapist, and certified relationship specialist. After almost twenty years in clinical practice, she became driven to understand how the brain creates moods and behaviors in relation to sex and other aspects of human experience. Having returned to academia to pursue a Ph.D. in cognitive neuroscience, she is now a cognitive neuroscience researcher at Rutgers University-Newark. Dr. Nan has contributed her expert opinion to outlets such as National Geographic, The Atlantic, Time, Glamour, Women’s Health Magazine, The Washington Post, HuffPost, Romper, Bustle, and has an weekly column in Glamour, Ask Dr. Nan, in which she addresses sexual health questions from readers. To learn more visit askdoctornan.com

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