Love and Communication in Intimate Relationships
1. The components of love according to Sternberg can be combined in eight basic ways.
Name and describe those ways. Give examples for each.
The intimacy, passion, and decision/commitment components can be c
Sexuality across the Life
In Young Adulthood, Conflicting Demands Influence Sexual
The median age at first marriage in the
United States is 29.0 for men and 26.6 for
The number of sex partners is fairly low for
Birth Control Has a Long History
Various methods of contraception (such as
diaphragms and condoms) and induced
abortion have existed for hundreds of years.
Feminists such as Margaret Sanger
campaigned to legalize contraception
Fertility, Pregnancy, and
Chapter 8: Fertility, Pregnancy, and Childbirth
Pregnancy and Childbirth Raise Major
Pregnancy Is Confirmed by Hormonal Tests
Infertility Can Result from a Problem in the
Woman or in the Man
Sexuality: Pathways to
Chapter 1: Sexuality: Pathways to Understanding
Sexuality Is a Broader Concept than Sex
Studying Sexuality Has Practical Benefits
Sexuality Has Changed over Time
Sexuality Can Be Studied with a Wide
Variety of Me
There Is a Spectrum of Sexual Orientations
People may be sexually attracted to samesex partners (homosexuals), opposite-sex
partners (heterosexuals), or both
There Is a Spectrum of Sexual Orientations
Although the majori
Sexual Assault, Harassment,
and Partner Violence
What Is Rape?
Rape or forcible rape is penetration of the
vagina, anus, or mouth by the penis when
performed by force or the threat of force.
Sexual assault is any sexual act performed
by force or the th
Attraction, Arousal, and
Choose one medical condition that would
result in atypical development. Describe
the condition, including the cause, with
particular attention to the effects on
Chapter 5: Attraction
Sexual Relationships Are Motivated by Many Factors
Motivations for sexual relationship:
Physical attraction and romantic love
Desire for status, security, and profit
Desire to conform or rebel
Desire to arouse jealousy
Sexuality across the Life Span:
From Birth to Adolescence
Some Forms of Childhood Sexual Expression Are Common
Primates exhibit sexual behavior early in life.
Children are insulated from sex in
contemporary Western societies.
There is no evidence that
HIV and AIDS
1. Define AIDS. What are the symptoms of HIV infection and AID? Discuss the criteria for
an AIDS diagnosis. Include the conditions associated with AIDS.
AIDS is an acronym for acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. This medical condition
Gender and Gender Roles
1. Compare and contrast traditional gender roles with contemporary gender scripts for both
males and females.
Traditional gender roles for males typically include a serious of traits that apply to all
men no matter what race or eth
Female Sexual Anatomy, Physiology, and Response
1. List and describe the functions of the structures of the vulva.
The Mons Pubis: The pubic mound is a pad of fatty tissue that covers the area of the
pubic bone about 6 inches below the navel. The mons pub
Male Sexual Anatomy, Physiology, and Response
1. List and describe the functions of male external reproductive organs.
The Penis: The penis is the organ through which both sperm and urine pass that is
attached to male perineum, diamond shaped region exten
Perspectives on Human Sexuality
1. Your textbook describes various media portrayals of human sexuality. Pick three of them
and discuss how sex is depicted in each of them.
Men and womens magazines, such as Playboy and Cosmopolitan, are full of sexual
Pregnancy and Childbirth
1. Describe fertilization and fetal development, including cellular stages and growth of
The fertilization process is the first to take place after ovulation. The oocyte remains
viable for 12-24
Sexual Expression and Variations
1. Compare and contrast coercive and noncoercive sexual behavior. Describe at least two
examples of coercive and noncoercive sexual behaviors.
Coercive sexual behavior involves victimization and is a source of concern for
Sexuality over the Life Span
1. Discuss the common misconceptions about homosexuality.
There are many misconceptions about being a gay man or a lesbian woman.
Misconception 1: Men and women are gay or lesbian because they cant get a
Sexually Transmitted Infection
1. Make a table for all the viral STIs. Include methods of transmission, incubation periods,
symptoms when present, and treatments.
HIV & AIDS
Studying Human Sexuality
1. Define and explain the following terms: value judgment, bias, and stereotype. Also, give
an example for each term in a complete sentence. (Example: All people should wait
until marriage to have sex is an example of a value judg
Wellness and Sexuality
1. Summarize the six conditions developed by Bernie Zilbergeld that are suggested to
contribute to good sex.
Sexual stereotypes present us with images of how we are supposed to behave sexually.
Image of the sexually in charge man an
Contraception and Birth Control
1. Outline and describe the questions helpful in choosing which method of birth control is
appropriate. Give an example for each question.
To be fully responsible in using birth control, individuals must know what options t
1) Identify aspects of attraction that appear
to be biologically vs. culturally determined
2) Describe the female sexual arousal
response cycle (Masters and Johnson)
3) Describe the male sexual arousal
response cycle (Masters and Johnson