Week Two - PSY 265 - CheckPoint - The Sexual Response

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Axia College Material Appendix B Sexual Response Cycles Use your own words to complete the table below with the experiences and changes in anatomy of males and females during the various sexual response phases. Stage of Masters and Johnson Sexual Response Cycle Male Experience and Anatomy Female Experience and Anatomy Excitement Phase A male attains an erection following physical or psychological stimulation. The cause of an erection is due to enhanced blood flow into the corpora cavernosa. Additionally, the bladder blocks off in order to prohibit any mixing of urine with semen. The scrotum also experiences tightening. Occurs through either physical or psychological stimulation; this causes the blood vessels in the vagina to dilate. Enhanced flow of blood escalates within the vaginal walls; this results in the ‘sweating’ of fluid that establishes the vagina’s lubrication. The genitals’ external components become swollen and filled with blood. Additionally, the top portion of the vagina expands. Blood
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