Notes 5 - the vomeronasal-organ in the nose 4...

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Notes 5 07/15/2011 Attraction and arousal – senses 1. Tactile (touch) Erogenous zone: particular areas that responds to sexual touch Primary zone: areas of body that have biologically a concentration of nerve endings Secondary zone: areas of body that have been socialized to be associated with sex 2. Visual (sight) Visual media: naked bodies portrayed in magazine, video, internet Preparing for a date: makeup, do hair, clothes Communication: smiling, facial expressions, body language 3. Olfactory (smell) Preparing for a date: deodorant, mouthwash, scented lotions Pheromones: chemical olfactory messengers for sexual attraction, detected by
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Unformatted text preview: the vomeronasal-organ in the nose 4. Auditory (sound) • Sexy sounds = moans, name, groans 5. Gustatory (taste): Aphrodisiacs • Substances that arouse sexual desire and increase the capacity for sexual activity • Food that represents genitals is thought to be aphrodisiacs (Doctrine of signatures. Examples: bananas, peaches • Anaphrodisiacs: substances that decrease sexual desire/performance • Alcohol in larger amounts: delay orgasm, affect lubrication in women and erection in men • Drugs: opiates, hormonal birth control, nicotine...
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