Sleep deprivation causes men to over perceive women's sexual interest and intent

One night of sleep deprivation leads to an increase in men's perceptions of both women's interest in and intent to have sex, a new study has suggested.

Results showed that when they were well-rested, both men and women rated the sexual intent of women as significantly lower than that of men.

However, following one night of sleep deprivation, men's rating of women's sexual intent and interest increased significantly, to the extent that women were no longer seen as having lower sexual intent than men. Sleep deprivation had no significant effect on variables related to commitment. Read more at Business Standard...

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Business Standard