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Exploring Trajectories of Pornography Use Through Adolescence and Emerging Adulthood

AUTHOR(S)

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PUBLISHED

2015 in The Journal of Sex Research, Vol. 55(3), pp. 297–309

KEY FINDINGS
  • This study found evidence of common pornography patterns through both adolescence and young adulthood.
  • Young adults who viewed pornography conistently reported lower life satisfaction.
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Experimental Effects of Exposure to Pornography: The Moderating Effect of Personality and Mediating Effect of Sexual Arousal

AUTHOR(S)

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PUBLISHED

2015 in Archives of Sexual Behavior, Vol. 44(1), pp. 99-109

KEY FINDINGS
  • This study found that higher past pornography consumption significantly predicts accepteance of violence against women - particulalry among men with pre-existing sexually aggressive attitudes.
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You Looking at Her ‘‘Hot’’ Body May Not be ‘‘Cool’’ for Me: Integrating Male Partners’ Pornography Use into Objectification Theory for Women

AUTHOR(S)

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PUBLISHED

2014 in Psychology of Women Quarterly, Vol. 39(1), pp. 67-84

KEY FINDINGS
  • Previous partners’ pornography use predicted body shame in women.
  • Previous partners' pornography use predicted eating disorder sympomology in women.

U.S. Males and Pornography, 1973–2010: Consumption, Predictors, Correlates

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PUBLISHED

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

KEY FINDINGS
  • This study found that pornography influences people's sexual atitudes and behaviors in a variety of negative ways.
  • Pornography use was found to be linked to permissive sexual attituds and behaviors.
  • Pornogrsphy use was was associated with engaing in extramarital sex.
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The Impact of Internet Pornography on Adolescents: A Review of the Research

AUTHOR(S)

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PUBLISHED

2012 in Sexual Addiction & Compulsivity, Vol. 19(1-2), pp. 99-122

KEY FINDINGS
  • This review article examined dozens of studies looking at the impact of Internet pornography on sexual attitudes, beliefs, behaviors, and sexual aggression.
  • This review also examined the negative influence of sexually explicit Internet material on self-esteem and body image.
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Pornography, Individual Differences in Risk and Men’s Acceptance of Violence Against Womenin a Representative Sample

AUTHOR(S)

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PUBLISHED

2011 in Sex Roles, Vol. 66, pp. 427–439

KEY FINDINGS
  • This study found an overall positive association between pornography consumption acceptance of violence aganist women; and found that this association is largely largely due to men with relatively high risk for sexually aggression who were amplified through frequent pornography consumption.
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Pornography Viewing among Fraternity Men: Effects on Bystander Intervention, Rape Myth Acceptance and Behavioral Intent to Commit Sexual Assault

AUTHOR(S)

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PUBLISHED

2011 in Sexual Addiction & Compulsivity, Vol. 18, pp. 212–231

KEY FINDINGS
  • This study showed that men who view pornography are significantly less likely to intervene as a bystander during rape and are more likely to report an increased behavioral intent to rape.
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Aggression and Sexual Behavior in Best-Selling Pornography Videos: A Content Analysis Update

AUTHOR(S)

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PUBLISHED

2010 in Violence Against Women, Vol. 16(10), pp. 1065-1085

KEY FINDINGS
  • This study analyzed the content in best-selling pornography videos and found that 88% of scenes contained physical aggression and 48% of scenes contained verbal aggression.
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