In June 2020, the Kinsey Institute lost a friend and benefactor, Dr. Arthur Myers. Dr. Myers was a physician, and through his career learned that his medical skills were sometimes inadequate to fully heal people confronting emotional pain and suffering. He was also trained in fine art photography, and in his retirement from medical practice,… Read more »
Dr. Zoë Peterson Promoted to Full Professor and Senior Scientist Dr. Peterson has been promoted to Full Professor of Counseling and Educational Psychology (School of Education) & Senior Scientist at the Kinsey Institute. Her latest research project is a study of the impact of COVID-19 on mental health and feelings of safety, conducted with Dr…. Read more »
In summer 2018, the Institute started a multi-phase move from the Sarah Parke Morrison Hall to the refurbished Lindley Hall in the Old Crescent area of the IU Bloomington campus. In the first phase of the Kinsey Institute’s relocation to Lindley Hall, the researchers and administrative staff were relocated, and shared laboratory space was constructed for… Read more »
The Kinsey Institute is thrilled to announce that the United States Association for Body Psychotherapy (USABP) in partnership with the Dillon Fund has awarded a $290,000 gift to the institute to provide funding for trauma recovery research being conducted at the Kinsey Institute Traumatic Stress Research Consortium (KI-TSRC). This gift joins a previous gift of … Read more »
by Justin Lehmiller Asexuality is a term that different people define in somewhat different ways. Most often, however, asexuals tend to be characterized as persons who do not experience sexual attraction. This definition doesn’t entirely capture all of the diversity that exists within the asexual community, though.