Sexual preference, its development in men and women. Statistical appendix
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Sexual preference, its development in men and women. Statistical appendix by Alan P. Bell

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Published by Indiana University Press, c1981. in Bloomington .
Written in English


  • Homosexuality -- Statistics,
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StatementAlan P. Bell, Martin S. Weinberg, Sue Kiefer Hammersmith.. --
ContributionsWeinberg, Martin S., Hammersmith, Sue Kiefer, Alfred C. Kinsey Institute for Sex Research
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 321 p.
Number of Pages321
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18865534M

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  The study makes use of a statistical technique called path analysis. In a review, Gerard J. M. van den Aard The main reason Sexual Preference is considered important is the claim of its authors - Alan P. Bell, Martin S. Weinberg, and Sue Kiefer Hammersmith - to have tested and thereby discredited psychoanalytic explanations of the origins and 2/5(1).   Sexual preference, its development in men and women by Alan P. Bell, , Indiana University Press edition, in English. The development and familial clustering of sexual orientation were studied in heterosexual, bisexual, and homosexual women. Sexual orientation, as measured by the Kinsey scales, was diverse yet showed statistical congruity and stability over a 1- to year time span. Developmental patterns, as measured by retrospective reports on the ages of first sexual or romantic attraction and of. Furthermore, despite the large sample size, homosexual females and males did not differ significantly from each other in their proportions of either homosexual sisters or homosexual brothers. Thus, results were most consistent with the possibility that similar familial factors influence male and female sexual orientation.

women over the age of 25 have had sex (Division of Vital Statistics, ). Approximately % of men and 11% of females have had same sex relations (Mosher et al., ).   sexual activity between women and men should more closely follow women's than men's age preferences. 2. Method Participants. The present sample was obtained through the Central Population Registry of Finland and consisted of twins and their siblings between 18 and 49 years of age, born and currently residing in Finland. sexual orientation; sexual plas-ticity A century ago, sex experts confi-dently asserted that men and women have strikingly different sexual natures. The rise of scientific psychology brought skepticism about this popular but unproven view, and the pendulum swung to-ward an emphasis on similarities between men’s and women’s sexu-ality.   As expected, men emphasized attributes related to sexual desirability more than did women, and women valued characteristics pertaining to social status more than did men. Finally, both men and women focused upon sexual desirability (e.g., attractiveness, health, sex drive, athleticism) when evaluating a short-term sexual partner, and placed.