The Journal of Sex Research

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The Journal of Sex Research

Biegel Award Winners: Free to Access Articles

Beigel Award Winners

The Hugo G. Beigel Award for the best paper published in The Journal of Sex Research is named for the first editor of JSR, and promotes and rewards research excellence in sexual science. Granted annually, the award is adjudicated by the journal’s editor and six associate editors, who each read every article published throughout the year and vote on the winner. Recent winners include:

Article Title Author(s) Volume Year
Is the Link Between Pornography Use and Relational Happiness Really More About Masturbation? Results From Two National Surveys Samuel L. Perry 57 2020
Sexual Orientation Trajectories Based on Sexual Attractions, Partners, and Identity: A Longitudinal Investigation From Adolescence Through Young Adulthood Using a U.S. Representative Sample Christine E. Kaestle 56 2019
Body Image Development and Sexual Satisfaction: A Prospective Study From Adolescence to Adulthood Ingela Lundin Kvalem, Bente Træen, Aleksandra Markovic & Tilmann von Soest 56 2019
Not All Orgasms Were Created Equal: Differences in Frequency and Satisfaction of Orgasm Experiences by Sexual Activity in Same-Sex Versus Mixed-Sex Relationships Karen L. Blair, Jaclyn Cappell & Caroline F. Pukall 55 2018
Sexual Quality of Life and Aging: A Prospective Study of a Nationally Representative Sample Miriam K. Forbes, Nicholas R. Eaton & Robert F. Krueger 54 2017
What Keeps Passion Alive? Sexual Satisfaction Is Associated With Sexual Communication, Mood Setting, Sexual Variety, Oral Sex, Orgasm, and Sex Frequency in a National U.S. Study David A. Frederick, Janet Lever, Brian Joseph Gillespie & Justin R. Garcia 54 2017
Is Pornography Really about “Making Hate to Women”? Pornography Users Hold More Gender Egalitarian Attitudes Than Nonusers in a Representative American Sample Taylor Kohut, Jodie L. Baer & Brendan Watts 53 2016
A Noncausal Relation Between Casual Sex in Adolescence and Early Adult Depression and Suicidal Ideation: A Longitudinal Discordant Twin Study Arielle R. Deutsch & Wendy S. Slutske 52 2015
A New Standard of Sexual Behavior? Are Claims Associated With the “Hookup Culture” Supported by General Social Survey Data? Martin A. Monto & Anna G. Carey 51 2014
Pornography Actresses: An Assessment of the Damaged Goods Hypothesis James D. Griffith , Sharon Mitchell , Christian L. Hart , Lea T. Adams & Lucy L. Gu 50 2013
Sexual Practices and the Duration of Last Heterosexual Encounter: Findings from the Australian Longitudinal Study of Health and Relationships Anthony M. A. Smith , Kent Patrick , Wendy Heywood , Marian K. Pitts , Juliet Richters , Julia M. Shelley , Judy M. Simpson & Richard Ryall 49 2012
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