Levesque study receives international media attention

Maurice Levesque, associate professor of psychology, is lead author on a study of men and women’s sexual perceptions that is receiving international media attention.

The study, which was originally published in Psychology of Women Quarterly, analyzed brief conversations between men and women. Male participants in the encounters were more likely to interpret ambiguous or friendly behavior as indicating sexual interest. “The findings suggest that men generally think in more sexual terms than women,” the authors explain.

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