Havelock Ellis

Havelock Ellis was a British physician, writer, and social reformer who studied human sexuality. He was a pioneer in the field of sexology and authored the seven-volume work 'Studies in the Psychology of Sex'. Ellis's work helped to break down taboos surrounding sex and was influential in the development of more progressive attitudes towards sexuality in the early 20th century.


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  1. 1. Studies in the Psychology of Sex

    This book explores the psychology of sex, delving into a wide range of subjects including sexual inversion, erotic symbolism, sexual impulse in women, and the sexual impulse in men. It also covers the analysis of the sexual instinct, its development in childhood and adolescence, and its manifestations in adulthood. The author uses a scientific approach, drawing on extensive research and case studies to provide a comprehensive understanding of the topic. It's considered a pioneering work in the field of sexology.