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PSYCH multiple choice test 2
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Which pituitary hormones facilitate breast feeding?
prolactin and oxytocin
Inhibin is produced by
The SRY gene is located on
The testes and ovaries are
both homologous and analogous
Androgen insensitivity involves a
A hormone related to the beginning of puberty in boys and girls.
The _____ secretes high levels of _____ at the beginning of the follicular phase.
During which phase of the menstrual cycle is the endometrium being shed?
What is the term used for absence of menstruation
basal body temperature
rises after ovulation.
The term for physical and/or emotional symptoms that appear in some women during the latter half of the menstrual cycle is called ______________________.
Regarding women's abilities during the menstrual cycle
Research indicates that neither intellectual nor athletic abilities drop depending on the time of the month
PMDD refers to
premenstrual dysphoric disorder
Which of the following is NOT true related to menstruation?
Mikvah refers to a ritual bath performed for cleansing at the beginning of menstruation
One study involving giving an EEG to women and then providing fake information about their menstrual cycle found
That women who were told they were premenstrual experienced more symptoms like pain and water retention than the other women.
Use of contraceptives was illegal in Connecticut until the Supreme Court Giswold v. Connecticut decision in _____.
Which of the following is includes estrogen and progesterone?
Emergency contraception should be taken within _____ hours with actual pregnancy rates between _____.
Which of the following is NOT an advantage of combined-birth control pills?
They provide significant STI protection.
What range best describes the contraceptive effectiveness of IUDs?
Which of the following is correct regarding the use of a diaphragm?
The diaphragm should be left in place for at least six hours following intercourse.
Which of the following involves the administration of hormones
What is NOT an advantage of the contraceptive sponge?
They can remain in place for up to one week.
Which of the following is TRUE regarding correct condom use?
. The rim of the condom must be held to the base of the penis during withdrawal following ejaculation.
What is an advantage of spermicides?
They do not require a prescription
The standard days method requires women to abstain from intercourse for how many days each month?
With the "no scalpel" vasectomy procedure
Forceps are used to pierce the scrotum.
Which characteristic is NOT typical of teens who consistently use contraception?
What method is typically used for abortions up to 14 weeks of pregnancy?
Which of the following contraceptive options is MOST effective in preventing pregnancy?
The formation of the orgasmic platform is found in _____ and occurs during the _____ of the sexual response cycle.
women; late excitement
What is the name for the period in which men cannot be re-stimulated to orgasm?
Who added a sexual desire phase to a model of sexual response, incorporating a psychological element to the response cycle?
Helen Singer Kaplan
The dual control model of sexual response proposes which two basic processes:
excitation and inhibition
Retrograde ejaculation occurs when
Ejaculate empties into the bladder.
Which statement is NOT true regarding the limbic system?
Most research on the limbic system and sexuality has involved women, rather than men.
According to your text, when an adult male mouse is castrated, its sexual behavior will cease. This illustrates the _____ effect of testosterone.
Regarding women and the role of androgen (testosterone) on sexual arousal and response-
Androgens (testosterone) have been used to treat women who have low sexual desire.
Which statement about pheromones is TRUE?
Pheromones are unique to humans and are not found in other species.
Men are more likely to fantasize about _____ while women are more likely to fantasize about _____.
Having interracial sex; same-gender sex
Were invented in the 1880s and sold as a medical device.
The _____ position is good for the man who wants to postpone ejaculation and provides a lot of clitoral stimulation.
What is the square piece of thin latex called that can be spread across the vulva to prevent STI transmission?
_____ refers to performing oral sex on a woman while _____ refers to performing oral sex on a man.
Interfemoral intercourse refers to
a man moving his penis between his partner's thighs.
Males have erections as early as _____ .
several months before birth
Freud used the term _____ to refer to children witnessing their parents having intercourse
Adrenarche typically occurs at what age?
The level of testosterone impacts the adolescent sexuality of
both boys and girls
An analysis of prime-time network TV programs broadcast in the 2004-2005 season found that ____ of the programs included sexual material
The percentage of adolescent girls who report having had intercourse is _____ in Latin American countries than in African countries, likely due to the influence of _____.
lower; the Catholic church
Which of the following is NOT a factor predicting engaging in early sex (before age 15)?
Parents with more education
According to _____, the meaning of a romantic relationship depends upon the communication between the individuals.
symbolic interaction theory
A content analysis of profiles on the Web of 18 year olds found that ____ contained risky (about sexual behavior, substance use, or violence) information.
Teens and young adults say that _____ is a reason females engage in sexting while _____ is a reason guys engage in sexting.
pressure from guys; pressure from friends
Which of the following is NOT true related to college hookups?
White college students are less likely to hook up than students of color.
Which statement is TRUE related to outcomes of teenage pregnancy/parenthood?
Babies tend to have low birth weight, primarily due to inadequate prenatal care.
Which statement related to friends with benefits (FWB) or booty calls is TRUE?
An FWB relationship involves support and companionship without expecting a romantic relationship.
In the 20- to 24-year-old age range, _____ of females and _____ of males have engaged in same sex behavior.
What is Erik Erickson's crisis for young adulthood?
intimacy versus isolation
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