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Unformatted text preview: Introduction to Human Sexuality Introduction Introduction Sex Refers to sexual anatomy and sexual behavior. Gender Refers to the state of being male or female. Sexual behavior Produces arousal and increases the chance of orgasm. Religion Until about 100 years ago, religion provided most of the information people had about sexuality. People of different religions hold different understandings of human sexuality. Study of Sexuality Scientific study of sex began in the 19th century. Major breakthroughs: Alfred Kinsey Masters and Johnson Involves biologists, psychologists, anthropologists, & physicians. Timeline Culture Incest Taboos - regulations prohibiting sexual interaction between blood relatives are nearly universal. Different societies have different standards of attractiveness. Culture Societies respond differently to:...
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