conventional ideas of normal sexual behavior with a new biological definition

Conventional ideas of normal sexual behavior with a

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conventional ideas of normal sexual behavior with a new biological definition (Brown and Fee 896). To make his lectures accurate, he would ask his students to volunteer. He gave his students questioners about their sexual fantasy, knowledge, behavior, and attitudes. Because many of his students were glad he was giving them a straightforward approach to sex, they agreed to answer his questions. The first interview that he conducted was by using his students in his classroom. By doing this, it helped to expand his research in sexual behavior. In just two years time, his class grew to include even more students (PBS N.p).
Kinsey was one the few people to talk about sex in the classroom so openly. Knowing that there was a lack of information on sexual behavior, he would now try and fill up the missing pieces. From his experience in the classroom, he was now able to start conducting his research on sexual behavior. “ Kinsey obtained information about sexuality by asking his questions face to face, and entering the answers with a confidential coded system that allowed for statistical analysis” (Wolfe 48). The reason that Kinsey wrote his answers in a coded system was to help protect the identity of the subjects. “The interview lasted several hours and consisted of between 300 and 521questions, with the exact course of the interview and the number of questions determined by the subject's answers”(PBS N.p). By asking so many questions, Kinsey was trying to eliminate any bias or false sexual history. Needing more data Kinsey left his university and travelled across the country to get more research data. “On weekends and vacations, he conducted similar interviews in nearby communities and later in such cities as Gary, Chicago, St. Louis, and Philadelphia” (Brown and Fee 897). His data collection did not stop there. Kinsey interviewed all types of people heterosexuals, homosexuals, prostitutes, businessmen, pimps, young and the old.“Kinsey received research support from the National Research Council and which allowed him to hire research assistants, expand the geographic scope of his work, and found the Institute of Sex Research at Indiana University in 1947” (Brown and Fee 897). However, Kinsey found a flaw inthe interview process. Most of his volunteers did not want to reveal their sexual history to a complete stranger. Kinsey now needed a new way to try and get people to be more open about their sexual history. This new technique was to get people to come to him. Kinsey gave the people free lectures about sexuality and in exchange they would have to give him their sexual history. This
technique allowed people who were willing to reveal their sexual history to Kinsey. He used thistechnique all across the country. To make sure that his volunteers felt open talking to him about their sexual history, Kinsey created an environment where the volunteers felt safe. Kinsey wanted to make sure that he got to interview every type of sexual behavior. After Kinsey was

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