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Welcome to The Science of BDSM, the web site for the Science of BDSM Research Team. Here you can find copies of our publications, slides from our presentations, links to media reports about our research, a bibliography of books and papers on BDSM and related topics, and biographies of the members of our team. We also blog at scienceofbdsm.blogspot.com, tweet @scienceofbdsm, post at https://www.facebook.com/bdsmscience, and share news via email (to join our mailing list, send a request to bsagarin@niu.edu).

Upcoming presentations and events:

The team will be collecting data at Edgewalkers in Vancouver, July 7-10, 2017. 

Brad Sagarin and Ellen Lee will present "The Science of BDSM: Lifecycle of a Research Project" at the Master/slave Conference in Baltimore, MD, August 31- September 4, 2017.

Ellen Lee and Master Bert Cutler will present "The Unique and Diverse World of M/s relationships: Insights from the M/s Interview Study Part Two" at the Master/slave Conference in Baltimore, MD, August 31- September 4, 2017.