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Virginia Johnson

There may never have been a topic people thought about more but understood less than their own sexuality. That all changed in 1966 thanks to Virginia Johnson,...

Sexes: Target: Masters and Johnson

Researchers cast new doubts on their methods and results The publication in 1970 of Human Sexual Inadequacy, by Dr. William H. Masters and Virginia E. Johnson,...

Sexes: Sexology on the Defensive

New questions about the research of the pioneers It might have been a scene from a TV courtroom drama. At the Sixth World Congress of Sexology in Washington,...

Sexes: Masters & Johnson on Homosexuality

No doubt about it. Gynecologist William Howell Masters, 63, and Psychologist Virginia Johnson, 54, are a contemporary phenomenon. Since 1954 the famous...

The Sexes: Out of the Lab

Sex Researchers William H. Masters and Virginia E. Johnson think that they have been misunderstood: their famed 1966 book Human Sexual Response was widely...

A Letter From The Publisher, Apr. 23, 1979

Senior Correspondent Ruth Mehrtens Galvin first interviewed Dr. William Howell Masters and Virginia Johnson for a 1970 TIME cover story marking the publication...

Behavior: Repairing the Conjugal Bed

HARRY MILLER is not his true name, but his problem is genuine enough. He is a failure in bed. Years have passed since Harry and his wife, who are in their...

A Letter From The Publisher: may 25, 1970

WHEN I commented to Virginia Johnson last week on what a harmonious project this had turned out to be, she said, 'Well of course it's the subject that does...

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