The Sexes: Dormmates, Bedmates?

Coed dormitories have become so numerous over the past five years that more than half the nation's resident college students now live in them. Do men and women who eat, study and brush their teeth together also tend to go to bed together? How does living in close proximity (which may range from neighboring rooms to adjacent wings) affect the way they feel about each other? With a survey of a small sampling of 96 Radcliffe girls, Psychiatrist Elizabeth Aub Reid gives some answers in the current American Journal of Psychiatry.

Comparing a group...