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Lecture 6

Psychology 2075 Lecture 6: Sex Differences in Sexuality


Department
Psychology
Course Code
PSYCH 2075
Professor
Chris Roney
Lecture
6

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Sex$Differences$in$Sexuality$
What%Differences%Are%There?!
!More!testosterone!in!men!then!women!!
o!Depends!on!sensitivity!!
!Anatomy!!
o!Internal!vs.!external!genitalia!!
o!Women!:!arousal!is!subtler!and!not!apparent!!
!Concordance!!
o!Between!your!physical!and!psychological!!
o!Chivers!et!al!!
!More!concordance!in!men!then!in!women!!
!More!women!who!are!not!aware!or!may!be!viewing!them!as!separate!
!Peterson!and!Hyde!!
o!Higher!number!=!larger!the!difference!between!men!and!women!!
o!Pornography/masturbation!groups!:!men!more!likely!to!use!it!then!women!!
!Being!sexual!in!some!way!with!no!other!person!involved!!
o!Casual!sex!!
o!#!of!partners!!
o!Extramarital!sex!!
!2!separate!issues!!
o!Think!about!sex!outside!of!a!relationship!context!(porn/masturbation)!
!Men!more!open!then!women!!
o!Sex!in!an!emotional!relationship!!
!!
Sex%Without%Emotional%Commitment%!
!Willingness!to!Engage!in!Casual!Sex!!
!Clark!and!Hatfield!!
o!One!male!and!one!female!(both!attractive)!
o!Choose!a!person!who!is!sitting!by!themselves!and!ask!1!of!3!questions!
!Go!on!a!date!::>!about!half!of!men!and!women!agree!!
!Back!to!apartment!::>!70%!male!vs.!6%!female!
!Go!to!bed!::>!75%!male!vs.!0%!female!!
o!Biggest!thing!that!predicted!difference!was!safety!for!women!!!
o!Men!more!willing!to!have!sex!outside!of!relationship!context!
!Carroll!et!al!!
o!Study!on!peoples!feelings!about!sex!and!their!motives!for!having!sex!!
o!All!students!in!study!are!sexually!active!!
o!Having!sex!with!emotional!involvement!!
!Always!:!prerequisite!for!women!(85%)!
!Sometimes!for!men!(54%)!
o!One!night!stand!!
!Half!men!are!relaxed!about!it!vs.!9%!of!women!
!70%!of!women!feel!guilty!!
!!
Sex%With%Emotional%Commitment%!
Extramarital!Sex!!
!Allan!and!Atkin!!
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