Women vs Men: What they focus on when watching porn

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We’re all familiar with porn and there’s a good chance you’ve watched it at least once in your life. But, that doesn’t mean you know all about sex; the crafted world of sexual illusions hold many secrets.

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Men focus on the face

Yes, you read that right: the body part that men focus on when watching porn is the woman's face. Men focus on women’s eyes and lips rather than breasts when viewing porn. You probably think out all the body parts to stare at during the moment, why choose the face? According to an eye-tracking study from the Kinsey Institute at the University of Indiana, guys look at women's faces to gauge how turned on they are.

Women depend on their cycle to choose their focus

Women participation depends whether they were taking the pill or not. For natural-cycle women, the first thing that’s most likely to catch their eye and what they looked at most were genitals, followed by the female body. But women taking the pill focus their interest in contextual elements.

The difference in focus between the two groups of women is likely hormonal. Birth control pills keep women’s hormone levels relatively constant, whereas natural-cycle women experience natural fluctuations. This suggests that the amount of hormones in the body may affect how women perceive sexual stimuli. In contrast to men, naturally cycling women spent relatively little time looking at anyone’s faces.

Getting aroused

You’re probably thinking men are aroused by anything, well it’s the other way around. Men have a clear target when viewing porn unlike women who experience physical arousal after watching pretty much any kind of sexual stimuli.

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