Gender Differences in Sexual Activity 3-24

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Gender Differences in Sexual Activity 1. Men think about sex more often than women (over 50% of men everyday). 2. Makes have more frequent and varied sexual fantasies and spend vastly more money than women on sexual entertainment. 3. College men indicate that they would ideally like to have 18 sex partners across their lives, whereas college women report that they would prefer only 5 partners. 4. Clark and Hatfield (1989) performed an interesting experiment. They had average- looking men (no indication of how this was determined) approach college-age female strangers and ask if they would have sex with them at his apartment. NONE of the women agreed to this proposition. But, when average-looking women approached males with the same proposition, what percentage of men do you think agreed? 75% Gender Differences in Mate Preference 1. Our male ancestors needed to find a female with good reproductive potential would be sexually faithful and effective in nurturing children. As such, men should place more emphasis than women on partner characteristics such as youthfulness and attractiveness
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course PSY 104 taught by Professor Schweigert during the Spring '08 term at Bradley.

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