Ch11_ppt_-_Motivation_and_Emotion

Novapdfcom 11302009 sexual behavior patterns change

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: host of other reasons besides pleasure explain explain the motive: • Peer pressure in Adolescents • Viewed by some women as a unenjoyable marital duty • 10% of American men & 20% of women report it’s not 10% pleasurable ► express love, foster intimacy,… 12 Create PDF files without this message by purchasing novaPDF printer (http://www.novapdf.com) 11/30/2009 Sexual Behavior: Patterns & Change Large Large scale survey in US ► – 70% have sex with partner at least a few times a month – Cohabiting single adults > married > not cohabiting – By high school, 41% males & 29% females had sex Premarital Premarital sex pattern increased with time due to changing social norms & delayed marriage BUT now leveling off and maybe reversing due to: – Emphasis on depth of relationship – AIDS – Sexually transmitted diseases The Physiology of Sex The The Sexual Response Cycle (Masters & Johnson, ’53): (4 stages) (Masters (4 1. 1. Excitement: rapid arousal, blood flow to genital rapid areas, areas, muscle tension… 2. Plateau: b...
View Full Document

Ask a homework question - tutors are online