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"So if a man says he's straight, his eyes are dilating towards women," Savin-Williams told Live Science.
"And the opposite with gay men, their eyes are dilating to men." The eyes have it The link between pupil size and arousal goes way back.
The method could even be used to help people who are confused about their sexuality sort through their desires, Savin-Williams said.
Stephanie Pappas is a contributing writer for Live Science.
[5 Myths About Gay People, Debunked] Measuring arousal To get around these issues, Savin-Williams and his colleague Gerulf Rieger, also of Cornell University, turned to the pupils.
They recruited 165 men and 160 women, including gay, straight and bisexual participants.For men, this involves a circumference measurement of the penis, while women use a probe that measures pressure change in the blood vessels of the vaginal walls.These measurements have drawbacks, Savin-Williams said. Some people can suppress their genital arousal, or simply don't have genital responses in a laboratory environment. "Some people just don't want to be involved in research that involves their genitals," Savin-Williams said.The dilation is a sign that the autonomic nervous system — the system that controls involuntary actions like pulse and breathing — is ramping up.Traditionally, researchers have studied arousal and sexual orientation by asking volunteers to watch erotic movies or pictures while attached to instruments that measure blood flow to the genitals.Fem twink panties porn and man and boys cum photos at...