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soc.0407 - Soc 152A 4/07/08 Baldwin Review Sessions April...

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Soc 152A 4/07/08 Baldwin Review Sessions April 14 th Chem 1179 @ 4pm April 9 th Chem 1179 @ 7pm Female Sexual Response US’s and CS’s sexual response + any NEG emotion (i.e. guilt fear, anxiety, doubts, depression, etc) There are 2 physiological mechanisms that mediate the sex reflex: o Vasocongestions – blood flowing to the genitals (erection, clitoral erection, enlargement of labia) o Myotonia – increase in muscle tension (uterus lifting, enlargement of vagina) Muscles contractions every .08 sec Male Sexual Response Refractory period – age dependent length of time, old = longer, can’t get excited again for this period of time Sacral and lumbar areas – sexual portion of spinal cord, reflex centers, allows blood to flow in, sends signals to brain that something is happening in your genitals Plateau – enlarge by up to 50%, erection is less easily lost Orgasm has two parts o Emission (or ejaculation inevitability) – lasts 2 – 3 seconds, fluids pumped
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This note was uploaded on 04/23/2008 for the course SOC 152A taught by Professor Baldwin during the Spring '08 term at UCSB.

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