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Wright, Paul J.

Preliminary Insights from a U.S. Probability Sample on Adolescents’ Pornography Exposure, Media Psychology, and Sexual Aggression

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PUBLISHED

2021 in Journal of Health Communication

KEY FINDINGS
  • According to this nationally representative survey of 14-18-year-olds, 84.4% of males and 57.1% of females had viewed pornography. Researchers also found that exposure to pornography and the belief that pornography is realistic was significantly associated with sexual aggression.
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Diverse Sexual Behaviors and Pornography Use: Findings From a Nationally Representative Probability Survey of Americans Aged 18 to 60 Years

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PUBLISHED

2020 in Journal of Sexual Medicine

KEY FINDINGS
  • In this nationally representative survey, researchers found that pornography consumption is significantly associated with engaging in aggressive sexual behaviors—both as the aggressor and the target of aggression. Women and men who have sex with men were significantly more likely to report being the targets of sexually aggressive behaviors.

Pornography Consumption and Satisfaction: A Meta‐Analysis

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PUBLISHED

2017 in Human Communications Research, Vol. 43, pp. 315-343

KEY FINDINGS
  • This meta-analysis study analyzed the results of dozens of studies and found that pornography consumption was associated with lower interpersonal satisfaction outcomes in cross‐sectional surveys, longitudinal surveys, and experiments.
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U.S. Males and Pornography, 1973–2010: Consumption, Predictors, Correlates

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2013 in Journal of Sex Research, Vol. 50(1), pp. 60–71

KEY FINDINGS
  • This study found that pornography influences people's sexual attitudes and behaviors in a variety of negative ways.
  • Pornography use was found to be linked to permissive sexual attitudes and behaviors.
  • Pornography use was was associated with engaing in extramarital sex.
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