osewalrus (osewalrus) wrote,

Has anyone done follow up studies adjusting for sexual orientation?

David Brooks mentions in passing a study that found male chess players engaged in more aggressive strategies against attractive female players, even though these strategies did not increase the likelihood of victory. http://www.nytimes.com/2010/12/07/opinion/07brooks.html

It is one in a series of studies that show that men, particularly younger men, experience elevated levels of testosterone and become more aggressive in the presence of attractive women.

My question: has anyone done studies to see if the effect remains constant when adjusted for sexual orientation? e.g., Do homosexual men also become more aggressive in the presence of attractive women? What about in the presence of men they find attractive? Lesbians? Transgender?

Would be curious to know.

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