Aside from adding to the knowledge base of how the brain works, I believe it is equally important to validate studying sex just for sex’s sake.
- Dr. Nan Wise
Potential Interview Topics for Dr. Nan
Real examples of “extraordinary lovers” that Dr. Nan has encountered in her research: women who overcame sexual shame, trauma, and boredom to reach their sexual potential.
How the brain is connected to sex and experiencing pleasure, and what one can do to break out of self-destructive patterns.
The seven core wired-in emotional systems and how they can influence anhedonia: SEEKING, FEAR, ANGER, PANIC/GRIEF, LUST, CARE, and PLAY.
Physical and emotional “Good Sex Tools” that will help readers restore and reinvigorate their sexuality, such as reframing one’s outcomes, active listening with a partner, breathing techniques that help rebalance the nervous system, pelvic floor exercises that supercharge sexual energy, and activities to help assess personal desire level and one’s personal “erotic fingerprint.”
The rise and fall of the honeymoon phase or “new relationship energy,” and how to maintain a fulfilling relationship for years to come.
Tips for rediscovering pleasure, in life and in sex, through self-acceptance, listening to one’s body, taking risks, being patient, staying connected with partners, and more.
An exploration of the sexual revolution fallout stemming from the cultural resistance to diving deep into the study of female sexuality.
The truth about sex later in life: it is not only possible, but empowering, and how to embrace your sexuality at any age.
An exploration of polyamory, kink, BDSM, and other areas along the less-mainstream boundaries of the romantic and erotic.