When we were growing up, sex wasn’t necessarily something to be discussed openly. Nor did we have the powers of Google to help us out. Most of our sex education came from our peers — hushed whispers in locker rooms, or excited discussions at sleepovers.

These days all the information we could require is at our fingertips, but some myths still persist. In this list we break down some of the remaining misconceptions about sexuality, like for example, that penis size alone determines a woman’s pleasure.

Take a look at the 12 myths below, debunked by the Institute for the Study of Urological Diseases.