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Tuesday, October 24, 2006

Men Are Horny

posted by on October 24 at 14:58 PM

Stop the presses: “Report finds sex always on men’s minds.” Says UPI…

Researchers at the Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender and Reproduction at Indiana University say most men are always thinking of sex. A study released Tuesday in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Scientists found 54 percent of men and 19 percent of women admit they think about sex every day—or several times a day—in a society where they are bombarded with subconscious erotic images.

You gotta love this finding…

Researchers also found sexual orientation often determines how the brain reacts to erotic images. Heterosexual women, for example, were more tuned in to pictures of naked men, the same reaction exhibited by homosexual men. But homosexual woman were equally attuned to naked images of both sexes, the report said.

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Every day is NOT "always".

I try and have sex everyday, with a fair degree of success. But I don't think of myself as ALWAYS having sex. that's a little extreme.

Posted by john | October 24, 2006 3:03 PM

Where were you the day you found out bears shit in the woods?

Posted by Gomez | October 24, 2006 3:05 PM

Every minute? I don't think about it every minute ... oh, wait, every day.

Um. Never mind. I was just going to say sometimes I don't think about it for at least 10 minutes.

Posted by Will in Seattle | October 24, 2006 3:36 PM

Hang on!

As I read this, 64% of the human race doesn't even think about sex a single time in a full period of waking. Isn't that the story? If we are to assume there's any story at all.

Posted by Neil | October 24, 2006 3:43 PM

Agreeing with Neil... ONLY 54% of men and ONLY 19% of women think about sex every day? Seriously... only once per day?

That means 81% of women go entire days at a time without even THINKING about sex! What I consider to be normal, healthy sexuality aside, how can you exist in society without thinking about sex once in an entire day? Do you see NO commercials or print advertisements? Do you not listen to any music at all? Do you not see/read/hear any 'news' whatsoever?

I wonder what they define as "thinking about sex"... hrm.

Posted by L | October 24, 2006 4:21 PM

Good point, Neil.

Posted by Will in Seattle | October 24, 2006 4:33 PM

Are they also saying that homosexual women are primarily bisexual to varying degrees?

Posted by neo-realist | October 24, 2006 4:48 PM

No, they're just confirming what Cosmo discovered decades ago: Girls are pretty.

Posted by no | October 24, 2006 4:56 PM

The headline should be "46% of men and 81% of women are goddamned liars."

Posted by j | October 24, 2006 5:00 PM

Actually... aren't they, if anything, confirming that boys are pretty?

That seems pretty dubious, so I suggest the odds are better it says something about the general bisexualness of lesbians.

Or that the survey is crap, because it found that 64% of people don't think about sex at all for entire days at a time, which strikes me as completely implausible and suggest that the question was not designed properly... either for the person answering to understand or else for the survey results reader to understand. Either way, I'm not taking much from this.

I'm off to think about sex.

Posted by Neil | October 24, 2006 5:01 PM

I think it really depends on who they asked the question of, and how it was phrased. I mean, I do know new parents who would cry if you made them think about all the sex they don't have the energy to pursue. People in the throes of serious depression are quite often incapable of thinking about sex. People who are seriously ill often don't have sex much on their minds.

On the other hand, if they're getting that response from relatively young, healthy people who aren't under humongous stress or suffering depression, then obviously they talked to my ex-husband. I think he went two years without thinking about sex. The two years before we were divorced.

Posted by Geni | October 24, 2006 5:07 PM

That same article goes on to reveal that, "according to the Kinsey Report, every average man you know much prefers to play his favorite sport when the temperature is low. But when the thermometer goes way up and the weather is sizzling hot, Mr. Adam, for his madam, is not."

I'm paraphrasing.

Posted by SEAN NELSON, EMERITUS | October 24, 2006 6:11 PM

Ouch, Geni. A man's nightmare, as far as Manliness goes.

Posted by Lloyd Clydesdale | October 24, 2006 6:25 PM

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