Education: Sex on the Campus

Because they were students—first at the University of Oslo and later at the University of Wisconsin—Dr. Gilbert Geis and William Simenson returned to old scenes of study when they undertook some field work in sociology. Last week, having already contrasted Oslo and Wisconsin university students in study habits, vocational plans and other areas, Sociologist Geis and Simenson got around to the subject of sex.

Their findings, reported to the American Sociological Society in Washington, D.C.:

¶ On dates, Norwegian students do less necking than American students in the early stages of the relationship, but Norwegian couples "going steady" are much more liberal...

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