Americans’ Attitudes Toward Premarital Sex and Pornography Consumption: A National Panel Analysis

  title={Americans’ Attitudes Toward Premarital Sex and Pornography Consumption: A National Panel Analysis},
  author={Paul J. Wright},
  journal={Archives of Sexual Behavior},
  • P. Wright
  • Published 2015
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Archives of Sexual Behavior
National panel data gathered in 2008 (T1) and 2010 (T2) from 420 Black and White US adults aged 18–89 years (M = 45.37, SD = 15.85) were employed to assess prospective associations between pornography consumption and premarital sex attitudes. Premarital sex attitudes were indexed via a composite measure of perceptions of the appropriateness of adults and teenagers having premarital sex. Wright’s (2011) sexual script acquisition, activation, application model (3AM) of media sexual socialization… Expand

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