sex psychology module 27

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Psychology October 8, 2009 Module 27: Sexual Motivation Function of Sex Procreation Master’s and Johnson 4-phase Response Cycle: critic is the participants are not as inhibited bc they were being watched Sexual Problems: Men generally suffer from two kinds of sexual problems: premature ejaculation and erectile disorder. Women may suffer from orgasmic disorders. Master and Johnson wanted to help those with sexual problems Hormones and Sexual Behavior Sex hormones effect the development of sexual characteristics and (especially in animals) active sexual behavior. Estrogen: Female animals” in heat” express peak levels of estrogen. Female receptivity may be heightened with estrogen injections. This is the opposite for human females: increased sexual drive when testosterone is highest. It fluctuates during a woman’s cycle. Testosterone: Levels of testosterone remain relatively constant in males, but larger fluctuations over time greatly influence sexual motivation. It is the hormone that is
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