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what is not an aspect of our anatomical sex?
about how much of the time teens are awake are they spending with some form of media?
are resistant to change
by the age of 2 children identify their gender and the gender of others based on
hair styles and clothing
what is the problem with depending on media as a source for sexual attitudes and information?
because of its entertainment orientation, there are few realistic depictions of sexuality
tyson & Laurie play house. Laurie gets mad he cant set the table and has to watch him when he plays with her doll. Social learning theory these roles are
learned through observation and imitation
the highly successful approach to treatment of sexual problems developed by Masters and Johnson was based on
the estimated 420 million adult web pages online are visited by approx ______ of Internet users
according to sigmund freud, the fear that a phallic stage boy feels because of his desires toward his mother leads to
when a child is born, someone evaluates his ____ and says, "its a boy!" thereby announcing his _____
anatomical sex; assigned gender
which culture is a young adolescent given instruction in how to please a girl and bring her to orgasm?
major problem with observational research in the natural environment is that
it always involves a very small sample size
Victorian Americans believed that
male sexuality was dangerous, uncontrolled, animal like
condition in which the opening of the penis is located somewhere on the underside, glans, shaft, or the junction of the scrotum is called
ethical considerations for research in sexuality include
informed consent from the participants
what percentage of conceptions have chromosomal abnormalities
same sex relationships in ancient Greece is
between an older man and a young adolescent male = highest form of love
Dr. Castillo wants to conduct research on college students sexual behavior. After study he MUST
demonstrate to a research review board that ethical guidelines will be followed
what refers to whether one is biologically female or male
1870- Jones loves her husband- looks at him/he touches her, she feels strong sexual desire. A healthy Victorian woman should
feel only reproductive desire
Disadvantage of the survey method is that
self-reports of behavior can be inaccurate
"A good girl would never run in the house like that!" Example of
William Masters and Virginia Johnson contributed to human sexual behavior EXCEPT did not
support Freuds distinction between clitoral and vaginal orgasms
NOT a characteristic of "two-spirits"
they have been driven out of the existence in Native American cultures
According to sigmund freud, girls and boys develop feminine and masculine identities when they
relinguish their desire for the other-sex parent and begin to identify with their same-sex parent
who used the example of david reimer to support theory that gender could be assigned and learned via nurture, rather than nature
answer the question "am i normal?" which criteria is used
statistical/clinical/subjective = all the above
stephanie sits on mothers lap=lving
domenic sits on mothers lap= baby
what concept is this?
abdul=genetic male. has female genitals but no internal female structure. at puberty-develops female secondary sex characteristics but has testies internally. diagnosed as having?
Not a finding of The National Health and Socail Life Survey
average american has sex 3-5 times per week
a cognitive development theorist and a cognitive social learning disagree on
whether age determines how learning takes place
according to Leonore Tiefer (1995) - what is not used as criteria for evaluating whether sexual behavior= "Normal" or "abnormal"
how do the methods employed by sex researches researchers compare with those of other social scientists?
sex researchers use familiar methodologies but are constrained by taboos and additional ethical concerns
congenital adrenal hyperplasia and androgen insensitivity syndrome may
be undetected at birth
a hymen can rupture
by something which does not involve sexual behavior
for uncircumcised men an important aspect of sexual hygiene involves
washing beneath the foreskin
rates of teen pregnancy recently
helen live with jim. married bill. divorce then live with michael and plan to marry- her way of life?
located front of wall of vagina- midway between pubuc bone and cervix on vaginal side of urethra
thin stream of semen runs out of Latoyas vagina fter intercourse. Semen not normal-what information can you offer?
although semen = thick immediately after ejaculation, it is normal for semen to liquefy shortly afterward
how does same-sex or other-sex childhood sexual exploration influence adult sexual orientation
there is no hard evidence that such experiences influence adult sexual interests
after being rushed to the hospital, a women is told she has an ectopic pregnancy. what does this mean?
the conceptus has implanted in the fallopian tube and is growing outside the uterus
A reason that is not true thatb homosexual relationships are sterotyped as less committed (Except)
there are no children in gay relationships
an oocyte travels from the ____ to the ___ during ovulation
ovaries; fallopian tubes
franz is diagnosed as having retrograde ejaculation. this means that
semen passes into his bladder rather than out of his urethra
how are the concepts of puberty and adolescence different?
puberty refers to the capability for reproduction. adolescence is a social and psychological state
sequence of development for a fertilized ovum
zygote, blastocyst, embryo, fetus
highest rates of sexual satisfaction are found in
men and female reproductive structures
develop from same embryonic tissue
woman who postpone pregnancy until she is over the age of 35 will likely find that her chances of conceiving _______ whereas her risk of having a live baby with chromosome problems ___
feelings os sexual attraction to members of the same sex is called
phases of ovarian cycle
follicular, ovulatory, luteal phase
male and female sexual response cycles
roughly the same
timing of puberty, boys typically lag behind girls by about
newborns are often covered with a waxy substance called
43 year old women has been having irregular menstrual periods for the last 8 months -passing through
2 components of the female reproductive cycle
ovarian cycle and uterine cycle
a man knows he can no longer stop himself from ejaculating is called
what effect do comprehensive sex education programs seem to have on adolescent behavior?
they delay the beginning of sexual activity in teens
alcohol, tobacco and caffeine
moral standard identified by Ira Reiss
abstinence standard/double standard/permissiveness without affection = all above
usually ovulation occurs
in 1 ovary each month- alternating right and left sides
process in which oocyte- penetrating enzymes and prepared for release is called
which researcher/ theory promosed dichotomous model of sexual orientaion
heavy or prolonged menstrual bleeding is called
the amniocentesis procedure tests for
developmental issues in MA
redefining sex/revaluating 1 own sexuality/ accept biological age process = all above
abby no sexual attraction to males/females. She might be called
cultural scripts provide a framework
for what is acceptable and unacceptable sexual behavior
defining feature of exhibitionism
displaying 1 genitalia to an unsuspecting stranger
attitude of most people toward marital rape?
minimize and distort it as a "marital tiff" and not real rape
jen has decided to give up every kind of sexual activity for 3 months.described as
sexual attraction to an inanimate object is called a
the key factor in determining whether a statutory rape has occurred is
the age of the young person
how are the sex drive and sexual fantsais related
the higher the sexual drive, higher rate of sexual fantasies
exclusive attraction to body part is
statement reflects the core idea of attachment theory
adult love relationships replicate he qualities of the infant/caregiver bond
stimulation of the anal region using the tongue is known as
most critical element of domination and submission
heterosexism is demonstrated when a person
talks as is gay, lesbian, and bisexual people dont exist
for american adults, most appealing sexual activity is
sex with a corpse
megans law calls for schools, day cares and youth groups to
be notified about sex offenders in community
the assumption that attractive people have more desirable social characteristics is called
the halo effect
which is a universal characteristic of sexual attractiveness?
the core concept in defining an activity as sexual aggression is that it involves
sexual activity performed against a persons will
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