Sexual Fantasy and Attitudes as Functions of Sex of Subject and Content of Erotica

@article{Kelley1985SexualFA,
  title={Sexual Fantasy and Attitudes as Functions of Sex of Subject and Content of Erotica},
  author={Kathryn Kelley},
  journal={Imagination, Cognition and Personality},
  year={1985},
  volume={4},
  pages={339 - 347}
}
  • K. Kelley
  • Published 1985
  • Psychology
  • Imagination, Cognition and Personality
The effects of erotic content and subject sex on sexual fantasy were mediated by general sexual attitudes. When erotic content consisted of mild erotica showing males rather than females, male subjects (N=123) expressed significantly more negative themes in briefer fantasy productions than females (N=123). Analyses of affective and arousal responses to single-sex and heterosexual erotica indicated patterns generally consistent with the fantasy outcomes. Negative sexual attitudes were associated… Expand

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