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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:

Ellen Lee, Kathryn Klement, Lisa Finkelstein, and Brad Sagarin will present "The stereotypical BDSM practitioner? Depends on role, gender, and who you ask" at the 89th annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association in Chicago, IL, April 20-22, 2017.