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Pornography Consumption And Sexual Behaviors As Correlates Of Erotic Dreams And Nocturnal Emissions

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The article I chose to review is “Pornography consumption and sexual behaviors as correlates of erotic dreams and nocturnal emissions.” The author of this interesting article is Calvin Kai – Ching Yu of Hong Kong Shue Yan University, North Point, Hong Kong. The document type is a journal article and it was published by Educational Publishing Foundation in October of 2012. The type of study that was done for this article was empirical study and quantitative study. “The study presented here was geared toward exploring the degree to which the frequencies of sex and wet dreams are modulated by sexual behaviors during wakefulness, including viewing pornography.” The study examined the degree to which erotic or wet dreams are modulated y sexual behaviors and the use of pornography in your waking life. Since it had been noted that erotic dreams are much more prevalent in men than in woman and it was going to be much harder to factor in both genders data into the analysis of sex dreams, he only used male participants for this study. The real purpose of this article and study was to see I pornography, sexual fantasy, erotic dreams, and masturbation had any significant effect on sexual behaviors awake or sleep. To do so Yu had to put together some kind of method to test a group of men on, in order to find out the answer to his question at hand. Yu did find some earlier studies that were done by Schredl and King. These studies suggested that sexual content of dreams did in some way
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