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PSY 145-02: Human SexualityMercedes Pineda-LopezBonk - Chapter 1 Study Guide1. What did Robert Latou Dickinson begin doing in 1890? As a result of his research, what was he an early proponent of? What later researcher did his work inspire? (p. 23-25)In 1890, as a part of examination in his gynecologist clinic, Dickinson began to write detailed notes about his patient’s sexual experiences. He was a proponent of more “clitoris-friendly” sexual experiences for women. He believed that women experienced the same amount of pleasure as men, and deserved to explore their bodies equally the same. His work inspired Alfred Kinsey to pursue sex research. 2. Who may have been the first researcher to conduct a laboratory study of human arousal and orgasm, and who were the experimenters and subjects of this study? (p. 26). John B. Watson might have been the first research to conduct a laboratory study of human arousal and orgasm. John Watson and Rosalie Rayner were both the experimenters and the subjects of the study. 3. Who were the first researchers to publish heart rate readings taken during live human sex? What year was it? What was the HR range of the female subject during these readings? (p. 28-29)In 1932, Ernst Boas and Ernst Goldschmidt, were the first people to discretely publish heart-rate readings during live human sex. The heart-rate of the female subject (No. 69) during

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