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Percept Mot Skills. 2007 Oct;105(2):403-4.

Sex differences in preferences for coffee sweetness among Japanese students.

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  • 1Tokai Women's Junior College, Naka kirino, Kakamigahara City, Gifu Prefecture, Japan.


The purpose of the present study was to examine sex differences in preferences for coffee sweetness. The participants were 59 Japanese undergraduate students. Men preferred sweeter coffee than women, while both men and women showed almost the same preference for acidic beverage sweetness. The sex difference in preferences for coffee sweetness may be related to coffee-drinking habits.

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