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As for the book's claims of a 15-minute orgasm, Pepper Schwartz, PhD, a sociologist at the University of Washington in Seattle, says that's mainly hype.

“[Ferriss] defines orgasm in such a way that he can make the claim,” she says. “Orgasm is a very specific biological reaction that cannot possibly last for 15 minutes,” she says. “He was trying to be outrageous and he covers his tracks in defining orgasm in a way that suits his claim.”

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