Sexuality and the Life Cycle: Childhood and Adolescence
Infancy (0 to 2 Years)
Self-stimulation - infants have been observed fondling their own genitals. Infant-infant sexual encounters - may kiss, hug, pat, stroke and gaze at each othe
Sexuality and The Life Cycle:
Sex and the Single Person:
• In late adolescence the individual
moves toward mature, adult sexuality.
• Struggles over sexual orientation seem
to be more difficult for men, because
Menstruation and Menopause
Biology and the Menstrual Cycle
Menstrual cycle is regulated by fluctuating levels of sex hormones. These hormones produce certain changes in the ovaries and uterus. Humans are nearly unique among species in h
Conception, Pregnancy, and Childbirth
Sperm Meets Egg: The Incredible Journey
The egg is released from the ovary into the body cavity. The cervix secretes mucus that flushes the passageways to prepare for arrival of the sperm
The Physiology of Sexual Response
The Sexual Response Cycle: Definitions
Vasocongestion occurs when a great deal of blood flows into the blood vessels in a region, in this case the genitals, as a result of the dilation of the blood vessel
Variations in Sexual Behavior
When Is Sexual Behavior Abnormal?
Statistical definition - an abnormal sexual behavior is rare or not practiced by many people. Sociological approach - sexual behavior that violates the norms of society. P
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Chlamydia trachomatis is a bacterium that is spread by sexual contact and infects the genital organs of males and females. Approximately 800,000 new cases are reported each year. Adolescent girls
1. Intimacy (Sternberg's theory of love) is the component of love that is key in beginning a love relationship because of the physical attraction and passion that it creates.
2. Define passionate and companionate love. Are they related? Explain.
Some review questions for test 2 Human Sexuality Fall 2004 1. Identify the advantages and disadvantages of four contraceptives. List the four methods that you discuss in order of their effectiveness. How does each method prevent pregnancy?
Chapter 5 Sex Hormones and Sexual Differentiation Sex Hormones Hormones are powerful chemical substances manufactured by the endocrine glands and secreted directly into the bloodstream. Most important sex hormones: Testosterone Estrogen Progesterone
Gender and Sexuality
Gender Roles and Stereotypes
Gender role - set of norms, or culturally defined expectations, that define how people of one gender ought to behave Stereotype - a generalization about a group of people that distinguis
Contraception and Abortion
Psychological Aspects: Steps in Effective Contraception
According to social psychologist Donn Byrne, there are five steps in effective contraception. 1. Must acquire and remember accurate information about contr
Sex Hormones and Sexual Differentiation
Hormones are powerful chemical substances manufactured by the endocrine glands and secreted directly into the bloodstream. Most important sex hormones:
Testosterone Estrogen Progest
Student: _ 1. It is sometimes interesting to note how some types of behavior undergo name changes. For instance, men who are not able to show signs of being sexually aroused are no longer called "impotent." Now, they have: A.
Nonconsensual oral, anal, or vaginal penetration, obtained:
by force by threat of bodily harm when the victim is incapable of giving consent
Incidence of Rape
Some 95,000 rapes were reported in the U.S
Sexuality Orientation: Gay, Straight, or Bi?
Sexual Orientation: Definitions
Sexual orientation- a person's erotic and emotional orientation, toward members of his or her own gender or members of the other gender. Homosexual - a person
1. A _ is a set of norms, or culturally defined expectations, that define how people of one gender ought
A. gender role
B. gender identity
2. The central focus in Hispanic life i
Human Sexuality 09-230-02 Exam #2 Oct. 3, 2002
1. Chlamydia is most prevalent among: A. university students. B. inner-city youths. C. prostitutes. D. lesbians.
2. Which of the following is NOT a bacterial sexually transmitted disease? A. ch