Navigation Links
When It Comes to Casual Sex, Men Aren't So Picky
Date:8/12/2009

Women place greater emphasis on good looks, study finds

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 12 (HealthDay News) -- Men are much more likely to seek and have casual sex than women, and are far less choosy about the looks of their sex partners.

That's the conclusion of a new study by British researchers who analyzed questionnaire responses from 860 American, German and Italian students.

The students were asked to imagine being approached by a member of the opposite sex, described as either "slightly unattractive," "moderately attractive" or "exceptionally attractive." The participants were then asked what their response would be if such members of the opposite sex offered to go out, go to their apartment, and to go to bed with them.

The 427 men were more likely than the 433 women to agree to casual sex, and the men expressed a greater desire for it than women. The study also found that the men were more likely to go out, go to the apartment, and go to bed with members of the opposite sex in all three categories of attractiveness.

Men needed to be exceptionally attractive to tempt women to consider casual sex, said Dr. Achim Schutzwohl, of the department of psychology at the University of Brunel in the U.K., and colleagues.

German men were less likely to accept date, apartment and sex offers than Italian and American men. Italian men were more likely than Americans to accept an offer of sex.

"While men are not entirely insensitive to their requestor's attractiveness, women have higher standards and are more likely to engage in casual sex with an exceptionally attractive man than with a less attractive man," the researchers concluded.

The study was published online Aug. 11 in the journal Human Nature.

More information

The U.S. National Library of Medicine discusses safe sex.


'/>"/>
Copyright©2009 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. MRI finds breast cancer before it becomes dangerous
2. Comparison of obstetric outcomes between on-call and patients own obstetricians
3. Continued Statin Use Boosts Post-Stroke Outcomes
4. Video: Nutrition Comes to NASCAR
5. MinuteClinic Becomes Participating Provider with Assurant Health
6. QI projects may -- or may not -- improve patient safety and outcomes
7. Hospitals Could Improve Outcomes for Patients and Save Millions According to Hill-Rom 10th Annual Pressure Ulcer Survey
8. Neusoft Becomes First Global Growth Company Partner of World Economic Forum
9. Michael Moores SiCKO Becomes the Third Highest Grossing Documentary of All Time Surpassing An Inconvenient Truth
10. Womens World Banking Welcomes New Network Member From Tunisia
11. Bypass Off-Pump Boosts Womens Outcomes
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/28/2015)... 28, 2015 MSA Executive Search ... search, announced today that it has been retained to ... Officer search for The Queen's Health Systems ... to QHS President & CEO Arthur A. Ushijima, the ... operating responsibility for the Queen’s Medical Center Punchbowl and ...
(Date:4/28/2015)... 2015 A new survey from National ... damage, 66 percent of Americans fear brain damage the most. ... Month in May, shed light on the need for greater ... prevent a stroke. By controlling modifiable risk factors, 80 ... is a “ brain attack ” that occurs when blood ...
(Date:4/28/2015)... As the Muscular Dystrophy Association ... programs, the organization has hired Scientific Program Officer ... from Fidelity Biosciences Research Initiative where, as Associate ... neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s Disease, and organized ... at Fidelity, she was a junior faculty member ...
(Date:4/28/2015)... New York (PRWEB) April 28, 2015 Celebrating ... in Commack. 2015 will be the third year that all ... for the entire week. Hands On is offering some great ... offered. "What better time of the year could there be ... On. "All women deserve pampering and this is a terrific ...
(Date:4/28/2015)... The buyer power score for ... indicating a medium level of buyer power in the ... equal power during negotiations. One factor helping buyer power ... health insurance policy from an insurance carrier (such as ... choose to self-fund their own policy or forgo insurance ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:The Queen’s Health Systems Retains MSA Executive Search to Recruit Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer 2Health News:National Stroke Association Survey Reveals Americans Fear Brain Damage the Most, but Few Take the Necessary Steps to Prevent a Stroke 2Health News:National Stroke Association Survey Reveals Americans Fear Brain Damage the Most, but Few Take the Necessary Steps to Prevent a Stroke 3Health News:MDA Adds Neurological Disease Expert to Research Team 2Health News:MDA Adds Neurological Disease Expert to Research Team 3Health News:Commack Massage Therapy and Wellness Day Spa Dedicates Time To Celebrate Women 2Health News:New Data for Group Health Insurance Procurement Category Market Research Report from IBISWorld 2Health News:New Data for Group Health Insurance Procurement Category Market Research Report from IBISWorld 3Health News:New Data for Group Health Insurance Procurement Category Market Research Report from IBISWorld 4
... tested positive for the deadly H5N1 strain of the bird flu ... treatment.// ,Turan Buzgan, head of the health ministry's Basic Health ... at a government laboratory in Ankara. ,This brought to ... virulent form of the virus, since the outbreak began last month; ...
... major cause of overeating is eating too many flavors all ... for more food, says David Katz, M.D.// ,Dr Katz ... for Food Policy & Obesity at Yale University, has written ... phenomenon he said is well studied, but is well known ...
... cardiac arrests than adults; with appropriate cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), ... thought.// ,These are some findings of the ... by Robert A. Berg, MD, professor of pediatrics and ... Medicine. ,The study results have been published ...
... states that post-menopausal women who cut their fat intake and ... grains tend to lose weight. // , ,The study ... gain and increasing of obesity rates. ,The results ... a low-fat diet without any weight-loss goals. In the first ...
... University of Chicago have discovered an important mechanism used by ... of the brain that interprets visual signals.// ,In ... for a decades-old model of how neurons establish distant connections ... ,The research paper is published in the January 5, ...
... Wilmington-based HIV/AIDS community outreach program in Delaware has thought ... HIV/AIDS.// ,Its “Do the Right Thing 4Life” program—supported ... treatment, as well as condoms, to people via the ... Thing 4Life—founded by Frank Hawkins, director of education and ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Overeating Caused By Consuming Too Many Flavors All At Once 2Health News:After Cardiac Arrest, Children Fare Better Than Adults 2Health News:Chemical Signaling Helps Regulate Sensory Map Formation In The Brain 2Health News:Chemical Signaling Helps Regulate Sensory Map Formation In The Brain 3
(Date:4/28/2015)... , April 28, 2015  Medical ... pleased to announce a partnership with Terso ... frequency identification (RFID) storage and transport units.  ... Terso to enhance capabilities and provide increasingly ... is a comprehensive inventory management system that ...
(Date:4/28/2015)... 2015 Exagen Diagnostics, Inc., a commercial-stage ... need for the accurate diagnosis and monitoring of ... that its Avise SLE+ Connective Tissue 2.0 diagnostic ... launch, and that adoption continues to grow. The ... Tissue Disease (CTD), including, but not limited to, ...
(Date:4/28/2015)... 2015  The Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & ... RRT has joined the Physician-Patient Alliance Board of ... Registered Respiratory Therapist who has practiced in the post-acute ... his excellent work on critical patient safety issues. He ... (AARC) at various conferences addressing the need for ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Medical Tracking Solutions, Inc., Partners with Terso Solutions, Inc. 2Exagen Sees Growing Adoption of Avise Diagnostic for Connective Tissue Disease with New Milestone 2Noted Respiratory Therapist and AARC Representative Gene Gantt Joins Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety Advisory Board 2
... Researchers from the University of Cincinnati presented results from ... Society 2011 Annual Meeting today, demonstrating how PEM-guided ... for breast cancer patients.   PEM ... the location as well as the metabolic phase of ...
... F. Kennedy designated the month of May as Older Americans ... tradition to pay tribute to older adults. At that time, ... to the Administration on Aging. In 2009, this number totaled ... older adults rely on the support of their loved ones, ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Study Shows Same Day PET-Guided Biopsy May Expedite Pre-Operative Work-up For Breast Cancer Patients and Reduce Radiation Exposure 2May is Older Americans Month 2
Coaxial Multicolor LIO Worlds first coaxial multicolor LIO provides precise laser delivery with repeatable outcomes, as well as maximum treatment options and physician safety....
Novus 3000 A fully-integrated and powerful 532 nm Operating Room Photocoagulator with reliable DPSS technology and simplified operation using a touch screen interface and remote control....
Patient-Centered Therapy that promotes natural cardiac function....
... Delivery System (CDS) facilitates the ... the Aescula LV Left-Heart Lead. ... patented coronary sinus curve that ... access to the coronary sinus ...
Medicine Products: