Welcome to The Science of BDSM, the website for the Science of BDSM Research Team based out of Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, Illinois.
10/21/20: Bert Cutler's paper, "Partner Selection, Power Dynamics, and Mutual Care Giving in Long-term Self-defined BDSM Couples" (co-authored with Ellen Lee, Nadine Cutler, and Brad Sagarin) was accepted for publication in the Journal of Positive Sexuality. We will upload a copy to our publications page as soon as it is available.
09/16/20: Jennifer Erickson published a review of Ariane Cruz's The Color of Kink: Black Women, BDSM, and Pornography in the journal Sexualities. You can download a copy of the review from our publications page.
11/8/20: Please join us for an AMA (Ask Me Anything) from 2-4pm CST on r/IAmA on reddit
11/15/20: Hannah and Brad present "The Science of Affirmative Consent" through the Erotic Hypnosis Discord Server.
3/26/21 - 3/28/21: The team will attend Kinky Kollege Spring Break! Details to follow.
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Department of Psychology
Northern Illinois University
DeKalb, IL 60115