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Lecture 1 - APRIL 3, 2008 INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN SEXUALITY...

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A PRIL 3, 2008 I NTRODUCTION TO H UMAN S EXUALITY A. Course Requirements a) Class attendance b) Book: “Guide to Getting it On” 5 th edition c) Access to webCT B. “Sex” in the News a) 86, 171 results for April 1, 2008 in Google News C. The Purpose of Sex is… a) Reproduction b) Pleasure c) Love d) Forming bond e) Curiosity ~Diversity should be celebrated and be a learning experience D. The Beauty of Sex Organs a) Breasts b) Penis c) Vulva: external structure; vagina is the tube inside the vulva E. Human Sexual Anatomy and Physiology a) Female sexual anatomy/physiology i. Female internal sexual organs - Ovary: two of them (one on each side) Produce ova (eggs) Produce sex hormones - Fallopian tube: two of them (one on each side) Function: for migration of ova to the uterus Fertilization occurs here - Uterus: fist-size muscle Alters during sexual arousal and birth (in shape & size) - Cervix Where menstrual blood goes through; expands during birth Expands during birth - Vagina: muscular tube Passageway for menstrual blood, birth and objects - Endometrium: inner layer inside uterus Builds bup and get shred during menstrual ii. Female external sexual organs - Mons veneris: fat pad with hair
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This note was uploaded on 05/09/2008 for the course PSYC 172 taught by Professor Roberts during the Spring '08 term at UCSD.

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