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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:

Kathryn Klement, Ellen Lee, and Brad Sagarin will present "The New Science of BDSM: Moving Beyond Pathologization toward Destigmatization" at the 2016 Sexualities pre-conference of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology Conference in San Antonio, TX, January 19-21, 2017.

Ellen Lee, Kathryn Klement, Lisa Finkelstein, and Brad Sagarin will present "Stereotypes and Meta-stereotypes of BDSM practitioners" at the 2016 conference of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology Conference in San Antonio, TX, January 19-21, 2017.