Renowned Neuroscientist, Sex Therapist, and Relationship Specialist

Nan Wise is playing a pivotal role in changing our cultural ideas about sex, through her research on the critical ways that pleasure affects our health and happiness, why we’re experiencing less pleasure now more than ever, and how we can discover our sexual potential.

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Kirkus Review

“In this astute debut, neuroscientist and therapist Wise analyzes the connection between mental health and sexual satisfaction and offers tips to improve one’s sex life. Those looking for a more fulfilling sex life will benefit from this smoothly written look at how a person’s mental state can elevate or sabotage their sexual experience.”

Publishers Weekly Review

“A rewarding text steeped in laboratory analysis and thought-provoking, motivating patient-based conclusions. Featuring a harmonious blend of clinical research and relatable instruction, the book will appeal to sexuality specialists and lay readers seeking guidance on matters of achieving pleasure”.

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How to Use a Vibrator

is one of the questions I get most often—and most bashfully—in my work as a sex therapist. Here’s how!

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How To Tell If Your Man Is Sexually Frustrated


Is your man showing signs of being sexually frustrated? Does he want it All. The. Time? The simple answer as to why is that they are just plain horny, but the more complete answer is that your man is craving to have his needs met. And not JUST physical needs, but emotional, mental, and maybe even spiritual needs too.

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Opportunities for pleasure are everywhere—from sex to food to exotic escapes—yet we are becoming increasingly more depressed and anxious. Research shows that many people are having less sex, and those who do have a lot, enjoy it less. For more than thirty years, Dr. Nan Wise has worked as a therapist, helping people achieve more satisfying sexual lives. In recent years, her work has shifted to the study of anhedonia—the inability to experience pleasure from activities usually found enjoyable—and why more people than ever suffer from it.
Why Good Sex Matters Book
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7 Lessons for Lifelong Sexual Potential

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About Dr. Nan

Dr. Nan Wise is a neuroscientist, certified sex therapist, board certified clinical hypnotherapist, and certified relationship specialist with three decades of experience. Driven by an intense desire to understand how the brain operates to create moods and behaviors, Dr. Nan returned to academia in 2009 to pursue a Ph.D. in cognitive neuroscience at Rutgers-Newark where she completed her dissertation project, “Genital Stimulation, Imagery, and Orgasm in Women: an fMRI Analysis” in August of 2014. Her research attempts to address gaps in the scientific literature regarding the neural basis of human sexuality, and continues to garner international attention.

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