The science of morning woodRobbie Gonzalez11/14/12 12:30pm49EditPromoteDismissUndismissHideGo to permalink Morning glory. The early riser. The ol' ante meridiem bedsheet tent-pitch. Nocturnal penile tumescence. Whatever you call it, much of society has experienced morning wood in some capacity — but why? How? How does it work? Don't pretend you're not curious.