10-05-10 sex belonging

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Sexual Motivation and  the Need to Belong Module 38 October 5, 2010
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Sexual Motivation Sex is  everywhere  in our culture. Advertisers use it to sell  toothpaste, bluejeans, cars,  beer… People joke about, gossip about,  and spend a lot of time thinking  about sex. Sex is in movies, TV, the internet,  magazines, novels, billboards— even on cellphones.
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Sexual Motivation Sex is not a need in the same way as food. Sexual motivation in humans is influenced by psychological biological, psychological factors, as food is.
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Physiology of Sex: Hormones Sex hormones affect the development of sexual  characteristics.  In animals , hormones regulate sexual behavior. In humans , hormones have little effect on sexual  behavior Male Testes Testosterone Small amounts of  estrogen) Female Ovaries Adrenals Estrogen Small amounts of 
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The Physiology of Sex Masters and Johnson first described  human sexual response, which consists  of four phases: Phase Physiological Response Excitement Genitals become engorged with blood.  Vagina expands secretes lubricant. Penis  enlarges. Plateau
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