Presentations

OUR RESEARCH TEAM HAS MADE
A NUMBER OF PRESENTATIONS AT LEATHER/BDSM AND ACADEMIC CONFERENCES:

2018

The Science of BDSM: The Cutting Edge at the 2018 Great Lakes Leather Alliance Conference in Indianapolis, Indiana.
The Science of BDSM: Bottoming to the Universe and The Science of BDSM: The Diverse World of Power Exchange Relationships at the 2018 Master/slave Conference in Washington, D. C.
The Science of BDSM: What the Community Can Teach a Kinky World at the 2018 Power eXchange Summit in Columbus, Ohio.
The Science of BDSM: The Many Faces of Masochism and Sadism at the 2018 Cleveland Leather Annual Weekend (CLAW).
Cognitive and Affective Differences from Extreme Ritual Participation at the 2018 Midwestern Psychological Association (MPA) Conference.
The Diverse World of Consensual Power Exchange Relationships at the 2018 Midwestern Psychological Association (MPA) Conference.
Romantic Partners and Play Partners: Relationship Between Sexual and BDSM Activity and Partner Types at the 2018 Midwestern Psychological Association (MPA) Conference.
Altered States of Consciousness in Extreme Rituals at the 2018 Society for Personality and Social Psychology Conference.
A Possible Benefit of Kinky Authority Transfer Relationships: Conservation of Willpower at the 2018 Society for Personality and Social Psychology Conference.
The Science of BDSM: What the BDSM Community Can Teach a Kinky World at the 2018 Beat My Valentine.
The Science of BDSM: What the BDSM Community Can Teach a Kinky World at the 2018 Winter Wickedness.
The Science of BDSM: Data Blitz at the 2018 Southwest Leather Conference.

2017

The Science of BDSM: What the BDSM Community Can Teach a Kinky World at the 2017 Great Lakes Leather Alliance Conference.
The Unique and Diverse World of M/s Relationships: Insights from the M/s Interview Study Part II at the 2017 Master/slave Conference.
The Science of BDSM: Lifecycle of a Research Project at the 2017 Master/slave Conference.
The Science of BDSM: Exploring the Past, Present, and Future Research on Consensual Power Exchange at the 2017 Power eXchange Summit.
Stereotypical BDSM Practitioners? Depends on Role, Gender, and Who You Ask at the 2017 Midwestern Psychological Association (MPA) Conference.
The New Science of BDSM: Moving Beyond Pathologization toward Destigmatization at the 2017 Sexuality Preconference at the annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology Conference.

2016

The Science of BDSM: Perceptions and Realities of BDSM Practice and the BDSM Community at the 2016 Master/slave Conference.
The Essence of the Master, the Essence of the slave: Insights from the M/s Interview Study at the 2016 Master/slave Conference.
The Science of BDSM at Galleria Domain 2 in 2016.
The Surprising Normality of Self-Identified Sadists at the 2016 Association for Psychological Science (APS) Conference.
Extreme Rituals and Negative Affect, Stress, and Social Bonding at the 2016 Midwestern Psychological Association (MPA) Conference.
Being Kinky Is Related to Lower Rape-Supportive Beliefs at the 2016 Midwestern Psychological Association (MPA) Conference.
The Science of BDSM: What the BDSM Community Can Teach a Kinky World at the 2016 Southwest Leather Conference.

2015

Charting the Course of Research on Master/slave Relationships at the 2015 Master/slave Conference.
The Science of BDSM: The Many Faces of Masochism and Sadism at the 2015 Master/slave Conference.
Sadomasochism without Sex? Exploring the Parallels between BDSM and Extreme Rituals at the 7th Alternative Sexualities Conference in 2015.
Predicting Kink from a Dominant/Submissive Implicit Association Test at the 2015 Midwestern Psychological Association (MPA) Conference.
Participation in Extreme Rituals Induces Altered States of Consciousness at the 2015 Midwestern Psychological Association (MPA) Conference.
The Science of BDSM: The Many Faces of Masochism and Sadism at the 2015 Southwest Leather Conference.

2014

Master/slave Relationships: A New Scientific Frontier at the 2014 Master/slave Conference.
The Science of BDSM at the 2014
Master/slave Conference.
Evidence of Altered States of Consciousness during Hook-pulls at the 2014 Association for Psychological Science (APS) Conference.
Hooked together: Investigating a hook-pull in a BDSM context at the 2014 Midwestern Psychological Association (MPA) Conference.
Stress, Sex, and BDSM at the 2014 Midwestern Psychological Association (MPA) Conference.
Norming BDSM at the 2014 Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association (PCA/ACA) Conference.
Evidence of Altered States of Consciousness during BDSM Play at the 2014 Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association (PCA/ACA) Conference.
The Science of SM: The Cutting Edge at Frolicon 2014.
The Science of SM: The Cutting Edge at the 2014 Southwest Leather Conference.

2013

Hormones, Pain, and Altered States: A Scientific Search for the Essence of Sadomasochism at the 2013 conference of The Community Academic Consortium for Research on Alternative Sexualities (CARAS).
The Science of SM at the 2013 Leather Levi Weekend.
Theories and Data: Measurable Changes in Body and Mind during SM at The Society of Janus in 2013.
The Science of SM at Cleveland Leather Weekend (CLAW) 13 in 2013.
Sadomasochism without Sex: A Research Study on the Dance of Souls and a Search for the Essence of SM at the 2013 Southwest Leather Conference.
The Science of SM: Part Deux at the 2013 Southwest Leather Conference.

2012

From de Sade to the Dark Triad: SM in Shades of Gray at the 2012 Southwest Leather Conference.

2011

The Science of SM at the 2011 Southwest Leather Conference.