Is High Sex Drive Associated With Increased Sexual Attraction to Both Sexes?

@article{Lippa2006IsHS,
  title={Is High Sex Drive Associated With Increased Sexual Attraction to Both Sexes?},
  author={R. Lippa},
  journal={Psychological Science},
  year={2006},
  volume={17},
  pages={46 - 52}
}
  • R. Lippa
  • Published 2006
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Psychological Science
  • If sex drive is a generalized energizer of sexual behaviors, then high sex drive should increase an individual's sexual attraction to both men and women. If sex drive energizes only dominant sexual responses, however, then high sex drive should selectively increase attraction to men or to women, but not to both, depending on the individual's sexual orientation. Data from three studies assessing a total of 3,645 participants show that for most women, high sex drive is associated with increased… CONTINUE READING

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