Ch11_ppt_-_Motivation_and_Emotion

Ch11_ppt_Motivation_and_Emotion

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Unformatted text preview: uilt up tension until orgasm 3. Orgasm: rhythmic contractions of internal organs rhythmic and and genital muscle tissue 4. Resolution: (males) rapid arousal decrease and (males) organs organs return to normal condition – Refractory period: temporarily incapable of temporarily another another orgasm (mostly males) 13 Create PDF files without this message by purchasing novaPDF printer (http://www.novapdf.com) 11/30/2009 Female Sexual Response Hormonal Influences Hypothalamus Hypothalamus controls pituitary gland which regulates secretion of hormones influencing secretion of androgens & estrogens estrogens (sex hormones) – Organizational effects: In womb, develop testes/ovaries; in In puberty, puberty, hypothalamus stimulates release of sex hormones – Activational effects: stimulate desire & sexual behavior In In nonhumans, males’ readiness affected by environmental stimuli stimuli (receptive female), & females follow estrus cycle In In humans, puberty (or testosterone doses) increase moti...
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