This survey asks about your sexual feelings and attitudes, your personality traits, and your interests.  Please answer questions honestly and conscientiously.  The survey starts with a few demographic questions.  Please respond to these questions by typing in the answer or by using the drop-down menus.

                           Demographic Questions

How old are you? (Write in the answer, in years. Use digits -- for example: 36)

Your gender?

Your ethnic group?

Were you born in the United States?

Do you currently live in the United States?

If you live in the United States, what region or state do you live in?

Which of the following world regions do you live in?

Do you live in a rural, suburban, or urban setting?

What is your marital status?

If you are single, which of the following best describes you?

What is your education? (Check the highest level achieved.)

What is your sexual orientation?

Are you left- or right-handed?  

How many of the babies that your biological mother carried before you were boys?
                        

How many of the babies that your biological mother carried before you were girls?


The following short questionnaire asks you about your level of sexual desire.  By desire, we mean your interest in or wish for sexual activity.  For each question, please use the drop-down menu or radio buttons to pick the response that best expresses your level of sexual desire.  Your answers will be private and anonymous.

1.  During the last month, how often would you have liked to engage in sexual activity with a partner (for example, touching each other's genitals, giving or receiving oral stimulation, intercourse, etc.)?

2.  During the last month, how often have you had sexual thoughts involving a partner?

3. When you have sexual thoughts, how strong is your desire to engage in sexual behavior with a partner?

          No desireStrong desire
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4. When you see an attractive person, how strong is your sexual desire?

          No desireStrong desire
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5. When you spend time with an attractive person (for example, at work or at school), how strong is your sexual desire?

          No desireStrong desire
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6. When you are in a romantic situation (such as a candle lit dinner, a walk on the beach, etc.), how strong is your sexual desire?

          No desireStrong desire
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7. How strong is your desire to engage in sexual activity with a partner?

          No desireStrong desire
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8. How important is it for you to fulfill your sexual desire through activity with a partner?

          No desireStrong desire
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9. Compared to other people of your age and sex, how would you rate your desire to behave sexually with  a partner?

          Much less desireMuch more desire
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10. During the last month, how often would you have liked to behave sexually by yourself (for example masturbating, touching your genitals, etc.)?

11. How strong is your desire to engage in sexual behavior by yourself?

          No desireStrong desire
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12. How important is it for you to fulfill your desires to behave sexually by yourself?

           No at all importantExtremely important
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13. Compared to other people of your age and sex, how would you rate your desire to behave sexually by yourself?

          Much less desireMuch more desire
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14. How long could you go comfortably without having sexual activity of some kind?


The following statements express various kinds of sexual attitudes and feelings.  Please respond by using the drop-down menus to rate how much you agree or disagree with each statement.  Once again, your answers will be private and anonymous.

1. Sex without love is okay.

2. I can imagine myself being comfortable and enjoying casual sex with different partners.

3. I am sexually attracted to men more than to women.

4. I would have to be closely attached to someone (both emotionally and psychologically) before I could feel comfortable and fully enjoy having sex with him or her.

5. I have a strong sex drive.

6. I am sexually attracted to men.

7. I frequently initiate sexual relationships with others.

8. I fantasize a lot about having sex with men.

9. I want emotional commitment in my sexual relationships.

10. If I am in a setting where there are lots of attractive people, I spend more time looking at women than at men.

11. I think the male body is sexy to look at.

12. I must be in love with someone before I can be physically intimate with that person.

13. I am sexually attracted to women.

14 I enjoy looking at magazines like Playboy (magazines that have pictures of nude women).

15. I enjoy looking at magazines like Playgirl (magazines that have pictures of nude men).

16. I frequently think about sex.

17. I often fantasize about having sex with different people.

18. I am sexually attracted to women more than to men.

19. It doesn’t take much to get me sexually excited.

20. I am romantically attracted to men.

21. I think about sex almost every day.

22. The thought of a sex orgy is disgusting to me.

23. I fantasize a lot about romantic relationships with men.

24. I am romantically attracted to women.

25. I fantasize a lot about romantic relationships with women.

26. I fantasize a lot about having sex with women.

27. Sexual pleasure is the most intense pleasure a person can have.

28. My conscience bothers me too much when it comes to sex.

29. If I were looking through a catalog with pictures of sexy swimsuit models, I would spend more time looking at the women than at the men.

30. I am disturbed by nudity and depictions of sex in movies and TV shows.

31. There should be no censorship of sexual content in plays and films.

32. I think the female body is sexy to look at.

33. If I am in a setting where there are lots of attractive people, I spend more time looking at men than at women.

34. If I were looking through a catalog with pictures of sexy swimsuit models, I would spend more time looking at the men than at the women.


The following 16 questions ask you about your personality.  Please rate how much you disagree or agree that you have each of the following characteristics.

1.  I see myself as someone who is extraverted and enthusiastic.
strongly disagree strongly agree

2. I see myself as someone who is assertive and independent.
strongly disagree strongly agree

3. I see myself as someone who is critical and quarrelsome.
strongly disagree strongly agree

4. I see myself as someone who is dependable and self-disciplined.
strongly disagree strongly agree

  5. I see myself as someone who is anxious and easily upset
strongly disagree strongly agree

6. I see myself as someone who is who is complex and open to new experiences.
strongly disagree strongly agree

7. I see myself as someone who is sensitive to others and compassionate.
strongly disagree strongly agree

8. I see myself as someone who is masculine.
strongly disagree strongly agree

9. I see myself as someone who is reserved and quiet.
strongly disagree strongly agree

10. I see myself as someone who is dominant and a leader.
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  11. I see myself as someone who is sympathetic and warm.
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  12. I see myself as someone who is disorganized and careless.
strongly disagree strongly agree

13. I see myself as someone who is calm and emotionally stable.
strongly disagree strongly agree

14. I see myself as someone who is conventional and uncreative.
strongly disagree strongly agree

15. I see myself as someone who is supportive and who takes care of friends and family members. 
strongly disagree strongly agree

16. I see myself as someone who is feminine.
strongly disagree strongly agree


The following questions (the last ones in the survey!) ask you how you much you would like to do different kinds of work.  Don't worry about whether you are currently trained to do a given kind of work, how much money you would make, or whether you would get ahead.  Think only about how much you would like to do each kind of work.

1. I would like to be an ACCOUNTANT.
strongly disagree strongly agree

2. I would like to be an ART MUSEUM DIRECTOR.
strongly disagree strongly agree

3. I would like to be an AUTO MECHANIC.
strongly disagree strongly agree

4. I would like to be an AUTOMOBILE SALES PERSON.
strongly disagree strongly agree

5. I would like to be a BEAUTY CONSULTANT.
strongly disagree strongly agree

6. I would like to be a BIOLOGIST.
strongly disagree strongly agree

7. I would like to be a BOOKKEEPER.
strongly disagree strongly agree

8. I would like to be a BUILDING CONTRACTOR.
strongly disagree strongly agree

9.. I would like to be a BUSINESS EXECUTIVE.
strongly disagree strongly agree

10. I would like to be a CASHIER IN A BANK.
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11. I would like to be a CLERK.
strongly disagree strongly agree

12. I would like to be a CHEMIST.
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13. I would like to be a CHILDREN'S AUTHOR.
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14. I would like to be a COMPUTER PROGRAMMER.
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15. I would like to be a COSTUME DESIGNER.
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16. I would like to be a DANCE TEACHER.
strongly disagree strongly agree

17. I would like to be an EDITOR.
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18. I would like to be an ELECTRICAL ENGINEER.
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19. I would like to be an ELEMENTARY SCHOOL TEACHER.
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20. I would like to be a FARMER.
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21. I would like to be a FASHION MODEL.
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22. I would like to be a FLIGHT ATTENDANT.
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23. I would like to be a FLORIST.
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24. I would like to be an INTERIOR DECORATOR.
strongly disagree strongly agree

25. I would like to be an INVENTOR.
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26. I would like to be a JET PILOT.
strongly disagree strongly agree

27. I would like to be a LAWYER.
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28. I would like to be a LIBRARIAN.
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29. I would like to be a LOAN OFFICER.
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30. I would like to be a MACHINIST.
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31. I would like to be a MANAGER OF A CLOTHING STORE.
strongly disagree strongly agree

32. I would like to be a MECHANICAL ENGINEER.
strongly disagree strongly agree

33. I would like to be a MILITARY OFFICER.
strongly disagree strongly agree

34. I would like to be a MINISTER, RABBI, OR CLERGY PERSON.
strongly disagree strongly agree

35. I would like to be a NEWSPAPER REPORTER.
strongly disagree strongly agree

36. I would like to be a NURSE.
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37. I would like to be a PHOTOGRAPHER.
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38. I would like to be a PHYSICIAN.
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39. I would like to be a PHYSICIST.
strongly disagree strongly agree

40. I would like to be a POET.
strongly disagree strongly agree


A final important question:

How carefully and honestly did you answer the questions in this survey?

   Thanks!  You are now done with the survey.  Check that you have answers to all items. When you are finished, please press the submit button below. After you press "submit," you will have an opportunity to send an email message to the researchers.  If you are a CSUF Psych 101 student, you will receive instructions on how to receive subject credit for participating in this study.