There’s One Crucial Scientific Truth Everyone Gets Wrong About Sex

If you buy too much into media portrayals of romance and sex, you might get the sense that normal sexual behavior is for everyone to constantly be jumping one another all the time. Real life, as the latest Science of Us animated video explains, is a bit more complicated than that — and a little knowledge of how desire really works could help improve your relationships and sex life.

Now that you’re in the mood (to watch videos about human behavior, that is), you might also want to check out our other animations, which cover a simple thing to do when you run out of ideas, the scientific case for casual sex, and a bunch of other stuff, too.

One Crucial Truth Everyone Gets Wrong About Sex