The Relation Between Sex Drive and Sexual Attraction to Men and Women: A Cross-National Study of Heterosexual, Bisexual, and Homosexual Men and Women

@article{Lippa2007TheRB,
  title={The Relation Between Sex Drive and Sexual Attraction to Men and Women: A Cross-National Study of Heterosexual, Bisexual, and Homosexual Men and Women},
  author={R. Lippa},
  journal={Archives of Sexual Behavior},
  year={2007},
  volume={36},
  pages={209-222}
}
  • R. Lippa
  • Published 2007
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Archives of Sexual Behavior
  • Recent research suggests that, for most women, high sex drive is associated with increased sexual attraction to both women and men. For men, however, high sex drive is associated with increased attraction to one sex or the other, but not to both, depending on men's sexual orientation (Lippa, R. A., 2006, Psychological Science, 17, 46–52). These findings were replicated in a very large BBC data set and were found to hold true in different nations, world regions, and age groups. Consistent with… CONTINUE READING

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