Voluntary enhancement of penile erection

@article{Rubin1975VoluntaryEO,
  title={Voluntary enhancement of penile erection},
  author={H. B. Rubin and Donald E. Henson},
  journal={Bulletin of the psychonomic society},
  year={1975},
  volume={6},
  pages={158-160}
}
  • H. RubinD. Henson
  • Published 1 August 1975
  • Psychology
  • Bulletin of the psychonomic society
Six human male subjects developed moderate to high sexual arousal, as measured by a penile transducer, to an erotic film and, in the absence of overt erotic stimulation, to erotic fantasy. When instructed to enhance their arousal to the film without employing any physical stimulation, four of the six subjects were able to significantly increase their erections above the levels that were produced by either the film or the fantasy alone. The remaining two subjects, however, responded in an… 

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