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Methodologies used to Study Human Sexual Behavior. Surveys Clinical Studies Quasi-Experiments. SEX SURVEYS - METHODOLOGICAL PROBLEMS. 1) PURPOSEFUL DISTORTION 2) ABILITY TO REMEMBER 3) ABILITY TO ESTIMATE 4) COST. ALFRED KINSEY Pioneer of the Sex Survey. • SEXUAL BEHAVIOR IN

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methodologies used to study human sexual behavior
Methodologies used to Study Human Sexual Behavior
  • Surveys
  • Clinical Studies
  • Quasi-Experiments
sex surveys methodological problems
SEX SURVEYS - METHODOLOGICAL PROBLEMS

1) PURPOSEFUL DISTORTION

2) ABILITY TO REMEMBER

3) ABILITY TO ESTIMATE

4) COST

alfred kinsey pioneer of the sex survey
ALFRED KINSEYPioneer of the Sex Survey

•SEXUAL

BEHAVIOR IN

THE HUMAN

MALE (1948)

•SEXUAL

BEHAVIOR IN

THE HUMAN

FEMALE (1953)

kinsey s method
Kinsey’s Method
  • 100% Sampling Technique
  • Face-to-face interviewing
  • Rapid fire questioning
  • Anonymity
the last time you had sex what form of birth control did you use

The last time you had sex, what form of birth control did you use?

Female College

Students in Illinois

male college students in illinois

Male CollegeStudents in Illinois

The last time you had sex, what form of birth control did you use?

clinical studies
Clinical Studies

William

Masters

& Virginia

Johnson

human sexual response 1966
Human Sexual Response (1966)
  • 694 people studied
  • males - ages 21-89
  • females - ages 18-78
  • Mostly medical students
  • Medical View of the sample - the processes observed assumed to be normative
technology for sex research
Technology for Sex Research

Penile Strain Gauge

technology for sex research13
Technology for Sex Research

Vaginal Photoplethysmograph

technology for sex research14
Technology for Sex Research

Vaginal & Rectal Myographs

advantages disadvantages of masters johnson s methods
Advantages & Disadvantages of Masters & Johnson’s methods
  • Sophisticated technology
  • Sampling problems
  • “Unnatural” laboratory setting
  • Direct observation: No self-report problems
quasi experiments
Quasi-Experiments
  • Some Important Characteristics of Real Experiments: Manipulation, Control, Random Assignment, Systematic Measurement
  • Why “Quasi”? ---You can’t manipulate gender.
design of heiman s quasi experimental study
Design of Heiman’s Quasi-Experimental Study

Manipulations of story content:

Crossed with this matrix of manipulations was the gender of the participant

results from heiman s study
Results from Heiman’s Study
  • Explicit sex was most arousing for both men and women
  • Female-initiated/female-centered scenarios were most arousing for both men and women
  • When physiological measures indicated that women were aroused 1/2 failed to report it