We've all been told that men think about you-know-what far too often — every seven seconds, by some accounts. Most of us have entertained this idea for long enough to be sceptical. However, rather than merely wonder about whether this is true, stop for a moment to consider how you could — or could not — prove it. If we believe the stats, thinking about sex every seven seconds adds up to times an hour. Or approximately 7, times during each waking day. Is that a lot?
Men think about sex every 7 seconds? What study says - CBS News
Access thebmj. Everybody knows that men think about sex every seven seconds. The selfish gene may demand that we reproduce, but thoughts a day on sex is surely excessive. But then again the average ejaculate contains around million sperm, which seems even more excessive.
Victor Minichiello receives funding from Australian Research Council for his research on sexuality. Mitra Rashidian does not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organisation that would benefit from this article, and has disclosed no relevant affiliations beyond their academic appointment. According to a recent study from Ohio State University, young men think about sex 19 times per day.
CBS What are men always thinking about? A surprising new study suggests it's more than just sex. It's been estimated that men think about sex every seven seconds - or 8, times in 16 waking hours.