Preference peculiarities: Curves good – or angles bad?

In 1753 (or thereabouts) William Hogarth published his study into ‘The analysis of Beauty’ (“Written with a view of fixing the fluctuating ideas of taste.”) He was particularly interested in the ‘Perfect Curve’. For Hogarth, number 4 hit the spot. Scroll forward to April 2015 for another study about curves, which asks whether peoples’ apparent […]

How To: Smartphone Assessment of Penile Deformity

Another example of ┬áresearchers bending new technology to meet their desires: “Validity and Reliability of a Smartphone Application for the Assessment of Penile Deformity in Peyronie’s Disease,” Ryan S. Hsi, James M. Hotaling, Andrea L. Hartzler, Sarah K. Holt, Thomas J. Walsh, Journal of Sexual Medicine, epub April 3, 2013. The authors, at the University […]