TITLE

MATING BEHAVIOR 101

AUTHOR(S)
McGinn, Daniel
PUB. DATE
October 2004
SOURCE
Newsweek;10/4/2004, Vol. 144 Issue 14, p44
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that social scientists have recently begun to study sex on campus, in search of the truth about one-time sexual encounters. Work of researcher Elizabeth Paul, chair of the College of New Jersey's psychology department; Goal of finding out how such encounters affect young people emotionally; Suggestion that early research confirms how widespread the behavior has become; Difficulties comparing current research with older research, which focused on so-called casual sex; Comments of Paul; Focus groups on sex practices; Concerns of some researchers that hooking up gives students sexual experience but no real relationship experience.
ACCESSION #
14533964

 

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