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Feelings of Disgust and Disgust-Induced Avoidance Weaken following Induced Sexual Arousal in Women

  • Charmaine Borg mail,

    c.borg@med.umcg.nl

    Affiliation: Department of Clinical Psychology and Experimental Psychopathology, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands

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  • Peter J. de Jong

    Affiliation: Department of Clinical Psychology and Experimental Psychopathology, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands

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  • Published: September 12, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0044111

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Media Coverage of This Article

Posted by PLoS_ONE_Group on 21 Sep 2012 at 23:39 GMT

The following articles represent some of the media coverage that has occurred for this paper:

Publication: Wired UK
Title: “Sexual Arousal May Help Women Ignore the Yuck Factor | Wired Science | Wired.com”
http://www.wired.com/wire...(Wired%3A+Top+Stories)

Publication: About.com Sexuality
Title: “What Do You Find Sexually Disgusting?”
http://sexuality.about.co...

Publication: Health.com
Title: “Lust May Dampen Humans' Sense of Disgust, Study Suggests - - Health.com”
http://news.health.com/20...

Publication: Mother Nature Network
Title: “Sexual arousal dampens natural disgust response | MNN - Mother Nature Network”
http://www.mnn.com/health...

Publication: Discover Magazine Discoblog
Title: “NCBI ROFL: Being horny makes everything seem less disgusting. | Discoblog | Discover Magazine”
http://blogs.discovermaga...

Publication: French Tribune
Title: “Sexually Aroused Women Are Not Easy to be Disgusted | French Tribune”
http://frenchtribune.com/...

Publication: LimeLife
Title: “Why Sex Isn't As Gross As It Should Be | LimeLife”
http://www.limelife.com/b...

Publication: Mail Online
Title: “Study finds sexually aroused women are less easily disgusted | Mail Online”
http://www.dailymail.co.u...

Publication: Mail Online
Title: “Study finds sexually aroused women are less easily disgusted | Mail Online”
http://www.dailymail.co.u...

Publication: The Body Odd
Title: “Sexually aroused women aren't easily grossed out - The Body Odd”
http://bodyodd.nbcnews.co...

Publication: CBS Seattle
Title: “Study: Feelings Of Disgust In Women Diminished By Sexual Arousal « CBS Seattle”
http://seattle.cbslocal.c...

Publication: Times of India
Title: “Sexually aroused women don't feel disgusted - Times Of India”
http://articles.timesofin...

Publication: Medical Daily
Title: “Sweat, Saliva, and Smells: How Sexual Desire Overpowers Disgust : Science/Tech : Medical Daily”
http://www.medicaldaily.c...

Publication: TIME Healthland
Title: “Why Sex Doesn't Gross You Out When You're Aroused | Healthland | TIME.com”
http://healthland.time.co...

Publication: Inkfish
Title: “Inkfish: Sex Makes Everything Less Disgusting”
http://inkfish.fieldofsci...

Publication: io9
Title: “Sexually aroused women find everything less disgusting”
http://io9.com/5942916/se...

Publication: The Atlantic
Title: “Study: Sexual Arousal Staves off Disgust - Lindsay Abrams - The Atlantic”
http://www.theatlantic.co...

Publication: The Guardian
Title: “Is sex really so disgusting for women? Only when it involves mayonnaise | Comment is free | guardian.co.uk”
http://www.guardian.co.uk...

Publication: Huffington Post
Title: “How Arousal Overrides Disgust During Sex: Study”
http://www.huffingtonpost...

Publication: Health Day
Title: “Lust May Dampen Humans' Sense of Disgust, Study Suggests”
http://consumer.healthday...

Publication: ABC News
Title: “Sexual Arousal Dampens 'Ick' Factor - ABC News”
http://abcnews.go.com/Hea...

Publication: The Conversation
Title: “Dirty but not down: how sexual arousal can dampen disgust”
http://theconversation.ed...

Publication: Everyday Health
Title: “When Yuck Becomes Yes! - Sexual Health Center - EverydayHealth.com”
http://www.everydayhealth...

Publication: Live Science
Title: “That's Not Gross! Sexual Arousal Lessens Disgust | LiveScience”
http://www.livescience.co...

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RE: Media Coverage of This Article

CharmaineABorg replied to PLoS_ONE_Group on 22 Sep 2012 at 14:51 GMT

Publication: Scientific American

Title: "Sexually Aroused Women Are Harder to Gross Out"

http://www.scientificamer...

Competing interests declared: Author of the study

RE: RE: Media Coverage of This Article

PLoS_ONE_Group replied to CharmaineABorg on 12 Oct 2012 at 21:49 GMT

The following article represents some of the media coverage that has occurred for this paper:

Publication: Times LIVE
Title: “Women get less easily disgusted when sexually aroused - Times LIVE”
http://www.timeslive.co.z...

If you see any additional coverage of this paper in the press or blogosphere, please reply to this thread and add the link to the article.

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