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Sexual Arousal A subjective experience of physical sensations interpreted as sexual Physiological v. psychological Cultural aspects what is erotic? sexual response (arousal orgasm) contexts of response double standard: sexual capacity and desire Sources of arousal physical v. non-physical stimuli other factors: pregnancy, STD’s
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Sexual Arousal, cont. Vasocongestion of erectile tissues = engorgement with blood spongy bodies, cavernous bodies fine nerve endings, sensitive to pressure Myotonia increase in muscle tension contraction of smooth muscles Glandular secretion/lubrication at point of High Arousal bulbourethral glands: Cowper’s (m) Bartholin’s (f)
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Unformatted text preview: Sensations fullness, tightness, warmth, tingling Orgasm (!) Arousal v. orgasm Masters & Johnson phases other models -- cognitive factors Orgasm distinct event uncontrollable strong muscular contractions sensations of contraction/release Male ejaculation emission phase: formation of semen expulsion phase: pumping cultural interpretations: retrograde ejaculation Orgasm, cont. Female orgasm: internal formation of orgasmic platform female ejaculation? G-spot = Skenes glands tissue? Multiple orgasms females: yes male: refractory period, issue is formation of fluids...
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