Well surely the point of the clitoris, whatever its size or prominence, is to stimulate the female during sex, either in foreplay or during copulation itself? Masters and Johnson established the physical parameters of orgasm in their landmark book, Human Sexual Response. European mole Talpa europaea , showing a subterranean mammal with a large clitoris not exposed in this view used for micturition [D. Unfortunately, biologists have tended to shy away from asking themselves such questions; little research has been done. After all, research shows that stimulation of the clitoris is the main way women achieve orgasm. Anonymous April 10, at You can submit your artwork for the Debian Buster release.
Evolution of the Orgasm
Before spontaneous ovulation, the human clitoris may have been placed inside the vagina. The purpose of the clitoris is of course to generate pleasurable sensations, encouraging us to engage in sexual activities. Their clitoris dangles between the legs — all 5cm of it — being longer even than the penis. I think what you mean is that most women don't have orgasms with intercourse alone. So your statement as I read it is wrong.
The 14 Weirdest Animal Vaginas and Reproductive Systems
Later in life, females become bigger in size and more aggressive than their counterparts, which makes them the dominant sex in the spotted hyena society. For example, there are secretions from the female equivalent of the prostate , which can actually be ejaculated from the urethra by some women. Try a somatic blitzkrieg of ecstasy, courtesy of the limbic system, the pleasure as well as the pain center of the brain. In fact recent research has shown that the clitoris is a larger organ than the penis. After all, research shows that stimulation of the clitoris is the main way women achieve orgasm. So in lieu of sworn testimonials from the animal kingdom, the "proof" of female orgasm's adaptive value still redounds to the person who can tell the most convincing story about its history of selection. She notes too that if the evolution of the clitoris were dependent on the simultaneous development of the penis, you'd expect to see some correspondence between penis size and clitoris size in primates--which you often don't.
Listeners can stretch their minds to a human penis somehow passing an object half as heavy as a human baby. To avoid self-inflicted trauma, prevent licking of the wound through use of an Elizabethan collar. But how and why is not well understood. Spotted hyena, showing peniform clitoris of adult female being presented for olfactory communication in non-sexual interactions [photo by D. I have lost many 2 nights of sleep thinking about this subject.