Gender Differences in Sexual Attitudes and Behaviors: A Review of Meta-Analytic Results and Large Datasets

@article{Petersen2011GenderDI,
  title={Gender Differences in Sexual Attitudes and Behaviors: A Review of Meta-Analytic Results and Large Datasets},
  author={Jennifer Petersen and Janet Shibley Hyde},
  journal={The Journal of Sex Research},
  year={2011},
  volume={48},
  pages={149 - 165}
}
Gender differences in sexual attitudes and behaviors are typically believed to be large, yet recent evidence suggests that some gender differences in sexuality are much smaller than common knowledge would suggest. This article reviews gender differences in sexual attitudes and behaviors as reported by major meta-analyses and large datasets. In particular, this article reviews gender differences in heterosexual intercourse, masturbation, pornography use, attitudes toward premarital sex, and… 
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