By Joe Pinkstone For Mailonline. The male obsession with nudity has long been a stalwart of adolescence, with smutty magazines and 'lad mag' calendars appealing to teens for decades. But now the preconceived idea that men react to nudity differently to women is being challenged by scientists. It claims the old stereotype of men preferring lingerie while women want a slow-burning evening to get in the mood may not be true at all. MRI scans reveal the brains of both sexes react in the same way to images and videos of naked people. Neural patterns of sexual arousal cluster into 2 distinct patterns on MRI scans when viewing arousing stimuli, including video A and pictures B.