P Lec Notes 102810 - Psych Notes-Gender Differences in...

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Unformatted text preview: Psych Notes 10/28/10-Gender Differences in Human Sexuality-Males think about sex more and willing to engage in sexual activity with more casual partners-Males place more emphasis on youth and attractiveness -Females place more emphasis on intelligence and ability to provide and protect-Biological vs. Environmental influences on sexuality -Sexual Orientation -Research continues to support the role of biology in aspects of sexual orientation-Appears to be more variations for women in terms of sexual orientation-Homosexuality not considered a mental disorder since 1973 -Refer to slides for data -Need for Affiliation -Need to be connected/related to others-Hill proposed 4 functions we strive to affiliate 1. To obtain positive stimulation in our lives 2. To receive emotional support 3. To gain attention 4. To permit social comparison-Need for affiliation varies by individual, increased need to affiliate in fear situations -Achievement Motivation-What drives us to seek and reach goals; basic human motive to achievement...
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This note was uploaded on 01/04/2012 for the course PSYCH 111 taught by Professor Schreier during the Fall '08 term at University of Michigan.

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P Lec Notes 102810 - Psych Notes-Gender Differences in...

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