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Hook

1. In marketing, a tool that arouses interest in an advertisement or in a product.

2. Informal; to steal or defraud.
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New students who hooked up endorsed significantly more permissive sexual attitudes (M = 2.69) than those who did not hook up (M = 1.97).
After reading this definition, participants were asked "Since beginning college, how many times have you "hooked up"?" Those who provided a non-zero response to this question were classified as having hooked up during the initial transition to college.
Finally, we predicted that women would be at greater risk for sexual compliance and sexual coercion than men (Hypothesis 4), that new students who hooked up would be at greater risk for both forms of unwanted sex than students who did not hook up (Hypothesis 5), and that gender would interact with hooking up such that women who hooked up during the transition to college would be more likely to report unwanted sex (Hypothesis 6) than either other women or than men.