Plus Advent Calendar Door #11: Sexual statistics

Straight men have had twice as many sexual partners, on average, as straight women. Sounds plausible, seeing that men supposedly think about sex every seven seconds. Except that it's mathematically impossible. To find out more about this and other stories about stats and sex, watch this video featuring David Spiegelhalter, Winton Professor for the Public Understanding of Risk at the University of Cambridge. (You can also read the accompanying article.)

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