Dr. Lisa Dawn Hamilton | Sex, Stress, and COVID

Succeed Under Stress

Jan 13 2021 • 1 hr 1 min

Dr. Lisa Dawn Hamilton is an Associate Professor of Psychology at Mount Allison University in New Brunswick, Canada. In her professional research, Dr. Hamilton explores the intersection of behavioral neuroscience, social psychology, and clinical psychology with a focus on human sexuality and stress. She is interested in the relationship between stress and sex, monogamy and non-monogamy, and sex education.

In addition to her academic roles, Dr. Hamilton has served as the Executive Director of the Canadian Sex Research Forum since 2015. She is also the host of the Do We Know Things? podcast and the Founder of Sex Ed East, where she provides sex education for adults.

In this episode…

It’s no secret that stress has an impact on sex, and this has never been more apparent than in the midst of a global pandemic. So, what does the stress of COVID-19 mean for your sex life—and how can you identify and remedy any sex-related challenges in the new year?

COVID-19 has unquestionably changed our perception of “normal” day-to-day life. From early morning office visits to romantic first dates, few things have escaped COVID-19’s reach—including sex. Thankfully, Dr. Lisa Dawn Hamilton is an expert on human sexuality and stress, and today she’s here to help you foster a healthy, exciting sex life in the aftermath of 2020.

In this episode of Succeed Under Stress, Dr. Jonathan Horowitz sits down with Dr. Lisa Dawn Hamilton, Associate Professor of Psychology at Mount Allison University, to discuss the intersection of sex, stress, and COVID-19. Listen in as Dr. Hamilton talks about recent trends in global sexual activity, offers strategies for spicing up your sex life right now, and reveals little-known truths about masturbation, porn, sex addiction, and more. Stay tuned!