Male Sexual Behavior Induced by Intracranial Electrical Stimulation

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Science  07 Sep 1962:
Vol. 137, Issue 3532, pp. 758-760
DOI: 10.1126/science.137.3532.758-a


Electrical brain stimulation in the anterior dorsolateral hypothalamus produced a marked increase in sexual capacity in some male rats. Several measures of sexual behavior, including the length of the postejaculatory refractory period, were significantly affected.