Sex Differences in Romantic Kissing among College Students: An Evolutionary Perspective

@article{Hughes2007SexDI,
  title={Sex Differences in Romantic Kissing among College Students: An Evolutionary Perspective},
  author={Susan M Hughes and M. Harrison and G. G. Gallup},
  journal={Evolutionary Psychology},
  year={2007},
  volume={5}
}
This study provides a descriptive account of kissing behavior in a large sample of undergraduate college students and considers kissing in the context of both short-term and long-term mating relationships. Kissing was examined as a mate assessment device, a means of promoting pair bonds, and a means of inducing sexual arousal and receptivity. A total 1,041 college students completed one of three questionnaires measuring kissing preferences, attitudes, styles, and behaviors. Results showed that… Expand

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