Sex on the brain?: an examination of frequency of sexual cognitions as a function of gender, erotophilia, and social desirability.

@article{Fisher2012SexOT,
  title={Sex on the brain?: an examination of frequency of sexual cognitions as a function of gender, erotophilia, and social desirability.},
  author={Terri D. Fisher and Zachary T. Moore and Mary-Jo Pittenger},
  journal={Journal of sex research},
  year={2012},
  volume={49 1},
  pages={
          69-77
        }
}
It is commonly believed that men think about sex much more often than do women, but the empirical evidence in this area is fairly weak. By means of a golf tally counter, 283 college students kept track of their thoughts pertaining to food, sleep, or sex for one week. Males reported significantly more need-based cognitions overall, but there was no significant interaction between sex of participant and type of cognition recorded. Therefore, although these young men did think more about sex than… CONTINUE READING

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