Childhood Development and Sexual Behavior

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Radford 1 Childhood Development and Sexual Behavior Jennifer Radford PSY/265 June 30, 2011 Cheryl Sexton
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Radford 2 Childhood Development and Sexual Behavior In every stage of life, infancy, early childhood, preadolescence and adolescence there are sexual behaviors that are shown during the stages in life. During infancy there are some boys that are born with erections. Infants will start playing with their genitals once they have found them. There are some babies that start doing pelvic thrusting. When infants start interacting and playing with other children they may touch the other children in their genital areas and start hugging and kissing other children. When children enter into the early childhood stage, they
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Unformatted text preview: may start showing others their bodies by a simple game of doctor. Young children try to have physical contact with their mothers breasts and when they do not think others are looking, them may touch themselves at home. In preadolescence their touching of their genitals turns into masturbation. During adolescence boys will experience their first ejaculation and more erections. Boys and girls find that masturbation is a way for them to let their sexual tensions out. Becoming sexually active is another feat that some adolescence finds they are dealing with. Masturbation is not enough anymore. Not only do they start experimenting with sexual intercourse, but they are also experimenting with oral sex....
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This note was uploaded on 07/11/2011 for the course PSY/265 265 taught by Professor Bethcole during the Spring '11 term at University of Phoenix.

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