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Click icon to add picture Sexual Fantasies and Fetishes
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Gender Differences in Sexual Urges, Sexual Fantasies, and Masturabatory Fantasies Sexual Urges – any sexual thought provoked by some external stimulus Sexual Fantasies – internally generated sexual thought Masturbatory Fantasies – any sexual thought that occurred during autoerotic behavior
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What type of sexual urges are different in frequency between men and women? a) Internally generated fantasies b) Externally generated fantasies
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Jones and Barlow (1990) 49 male and 47 female undergraduate psychology students were asked to self-monitor and report the frequency that each occurred per day FINDINGS: Men reported a significantly greater frequency of sexual urges and masturbatory fantasy than women
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“What’s Your Fantasy?”: A Survey of Pitt Students Surveyed 39 females and 49 males
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“What’s Your Fantasy?”: A Survey of Pitt Students What was the most common male fantasy??
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“What’s Your Fantasy?”: A Survey of Pitt Students What was the most common female fantasy??
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“What’s Your Fantasy?”: A Survey of Pitt Students Most common female fantasies: Sex on the beach Sex in a campus building (Cathedral of Learning) Teacher/Student affair Very general, short descriptions Most common male fantasies Threesome Sex with a celebrity/celebrities
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Gender Differences in Content of Fantasies Study of 1862 male (mean age = 30) and 2905 female (mean age = 28) readers of a national newspaper in England examined differences in sexual activity, enjoyment and favorite fantasies Anonymous questionnaire asked to describe, in their own (Wilson, 1987)
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Gender Differences in Content of Fantasies Results: MALES Most common theme was sex with more than one women at a time (occurred within prime fantasies of 31% of men versus 15% of women) Other characteristic theme was voyeurism/fetishism, involving visual details of clothing or physical form FEMALES Most common fantasy included husband or current loved one (21% of females versus 14% of males) Another common theme was reference to exotic or romantic settings (15% females versus 4% of males), often with their partner present and freedom from distraction (Wilson, 1987)
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Gender Differences in Content of Fantasies (cont.) (Wilson, 1987)
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This note was uploaded on 02/17/2012 for the course PSY 1110 taught by Professor Mccauley,coralynpatrice during the Spring '11 term at Pittsburgh.

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