A sex difference in features that elicit genital response

@article{Chivers2005ASD,
  title={A sex difference in features that elicit genital response},
  author={Meredith L Chivers and J. Michael Bailey},
  journal={Biological Psychology},
  year={2005},
  volume={70},
  pages={115-120}
}
Previous research suggests that women's genital arousal is an automatic response to sexual stimuli, whereas men's genital arousal is dependent upon stimulus features specific to their sexual interests. In this study, we tested the hypothesis that a nonhuman sexual stimulus would elicit a genital response in women but not in men. Eighteen heterosexual women and 18 heterosexual men viewed seven sexual film stimuli, six human films and one nonhuman primate film, while measurements of genital and… Expand
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