Men on the “ Pull ” Automatic Approach-Avoidance Tendencies and Sexual Interest Behavior

@inproceedings{Hofmann2009MenOT,
  title={Men on the “ Pull ” Automatic Approach-Avoidance Tendencies and Sexual Interest Behavior},
  author={Wilhelm Hofmann and Malte Friese and Tobias Gschwendner},
  year={2009}
}
In the present study, we adapted and validated a measure of automatic approach-avoidance tendencies toward sexual stimuli in a male heterosexual sample (N = 29). As expected, automatic approach-avoidance tendencies, as measured via push and pull reactions in a joystick task, primarily predicted an unobtrusive measure of the time participants viewed erotic slides but not a more deliberate measure of forced-choice between an erotic and an art calendar. Conversely, participants’ explicit attitudes… CONTINUE READING

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