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Men's sexist attitudes 'shaped by first exposure to pornography'

Men's sexist attitudes 'shaped by first exposure to pornography'

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The age at which a male first sees pornography is associated with certain sexist attitudes later in life, according to a team of researchers from the University of Nebraska.Their survey revealed the younger the first viewing occurred, the more likely a male was to want power over women.While if they were older, they were more likely to be sexually promiscuous. Of the 330 undergraduates surveyed, with a median age of 20, the average age they first saw pornography was 13. The youngest was only five, while the oldest was 26. The unpublished findings were presented at a convention in Washington.Playboy lifestyleLead researcher Alyssa Bischmann and her team asked the men, the vast majority of whom were heterosexual and white, when they first saw porn and whether it was intentional, accidental o...