The Sexual Response Cycle

Use your own words to complete the table below with the experiences and changes in anatomy of males and females during the various sexual response phases.

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Styles of Love

Compose two scenarios, each depicting a different style of love between two people. How are these two styles of love similar? How are they different? Tell which style or styles of love have been prevalent in your life. Provide examples. I found possessive, excited love (mania) and selfless love (agape) the most interesting (Rathus, Nevid,... Continue Reading →

Sexuality and Value Systems

Answer the following: Which value system or systems discussed in the text do you most relate to? Explain your answer. I ascribe exclusively to the legalism value system discussed in the chapter. I was brought up in a Southern Baptist church and attended faithfully. As I have entered early adulthood I have sought a more... Continue Reading →

Personal Sexual Techniques

Answer the following questions. What sexual techniques are familiar to you? What questions do you have about sexual techniques? What sexual techniques make you feel uncomfortable? I admit that I have always preferred the male-superior position. This position gives me the opportunity to direct our sexual activity during intercourse. I have been married to my... Continue Reading →

Methods of Contraception

Tina and Dan are considering various birth control methods. They are a newly-married couple who practiced abstinence before marriage and plan on starting their family within a year. Choose possible methods of contraception for the couple and discuss the advantages and disadvantages they would need to consider at this point in their lives. The two... Continue Reading →

Critical Thinking and Sexual Decisions

Answer the following: How do you use the principles of critical thinking in making sexual decisions? I can remember from past classes that evidence of correlation does not necessarily mandate a direct connection. I can see now how many arguments are based on comparative logic rather than hard facts. In our text, I was particularly... Continue Reading →

Effects of the Media’s Portrayal of Sexuality

What are the effects of the media’s portrayal of sexuality on adolescents’ sexual lives? What are some negative and some positive effects of the media’s portrayal of sexuality? How has the media’s portrayal of sexuality affected your life? The effects of the media’s portrayal of sexuality on adolescents’ sexual lives are multifaceted and complex, psychologically... Continue Reading →

Structures of the Nervous System

This activity will increase your understanding of the different structures of the nervous system and brain. During the Web activity, you will view a variety of structures of the brain and nervous system and label each with the appropriate term. You will use this document to write a description for the terms you used in... Continue Reading →

The Nature-Nurture Issue

Why is it flawed to ask how much of a particular behavior is due to genetics and how much is due to experience? It is nonsensical to ask how much genetics and experience contribute to human behavior because they collectively supply the basis for behavior. In the text, I particularly liked the illustration of the... Continue Reading →

Sexual Orientation and Identity Presentation

Slide 2 Notes There are three basic types of sexual orientation in the human population, which are heterosexual, homosexual, and bisexual. Heterosexual is the term reserved for those who are attracted to the opposite sex, and homosexual refers to those who are attracted to their own sex. Bisexual is, of course, those who are sexually... Continue Reading →

Theories of Emotion Comparison

Darwin It would seem that Darwin’s theory of emotion deals more with the theory of the expression of emotion rather than a theory detailing the exact mechanisms of emotion. Darwin’s theory entails the underlying premise that emotional expressions necessitate the same emotional state across an entire species (Pinel, 2007). As with Darwin’s theory of natural... Continue Reading →

Eating: What, When, and How Much

Post a 100- to 150-word response to the following: After reading section 10.3 in the text, Factors that Determine What, When, and How Much We Eat, does your personal experience support these concepts? Why or why not? Provide examples. Yes, I have always known what Pinel (2007) was saying about sensory-specific satiety. When I was... Continue Reading →

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