Human Sexuality

@article{Peplau2003HumanS,
  title={Human Sexuality},
  author={L. A. Peplau},
  journal={Current Directions in Psychological Science},
  year={2003},
  volume={12},
  pages={37 - 40}
}
  • L. A. Peplau
  • Published 2003
  • Psychology
  • Current Directions in Psychological Science
A large body of scientific research documents four important gender differences in sexuality. First, on a wide variety of measures, men show greater sexual desire than do women. Second, compared with men, women place greater emphasis on committed relationships as a context for sexuality. Third, aggression is more strongly linked to sexuality for men than for women. Fourth, women's sexuality tends to be more malleable and capable of change over time. These male-female differences are pervasive… Expand
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