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Sexual Fetishism: An Experimental Analogue

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Conditioned sexual responses to a pair of female boots were established by the following method. A colored photographic slide was repeatedly projected on a screen immediately prior to the presentation of slides of sexually arousing nude women. The criterion of five successive sexual responses to the boots was attained by the three Ss in 30, 65 and 24 trials respectively. Extinction and spontaneous recovery were also demonstrated.

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Rachman, S. Sexual Fetishism: An Experimental Analogue. Psychol Rec 16, 293–296 (1966). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF03393671

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