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Misattribution of Arousal

theory of emotion, which is the idea that a person first experiences physiological arousal and then seeks an appropriate explanation for it, this two-step self-perception process results in an emotional experience.Sometimes, the most reasonable explanation is not the right one, and people end up making mistaken conclusions about what caused them to feel the way they did and this is called misattribution of arousal. Schachter’s theory states that because our physical states are difficult to label...

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thing that surprises us is the same sex experimentation that has began to rise. When I say this I know that most people probably are only thinking women but, in recent studies done by psychologists they have found that more men have been engaging in sexual behavior with another man. This interests me because it makes me wonder about how people think about sex in general. If you classify yourself as straight then what makes you want to try having sex with men or women of the same sex? With this in...

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Sexual Appeals in Advertising and Their Effects on Consumers

Outline : • Introduction • Sexual appeals in advertisment • Why sex sells? • What to be careful of when using sexual appeals in marketing. • Effectivness of sex appeal. • Positive roles of sexual appeals in advertising. • Negative roles of sexual appeals in advertising. • Conclusion • Pictures • References Introduction: Sex Appeal is one such method of differentiation that suppliers have found and proven to be successful...

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Sexual Disorders

Sexual Disorders Throughout different cultures and different situations, many people have various opinions and ideas about what is considered normal or abnormal sexual behavior. Most people agree that there is a universal interest in sex that is shared amongst all people. Throughout the late twentieth century, as psychologists became more aware of the diversity of “normal” sexual behaviors, they increasingly narrowed their definition of abnormal sexual behavior (Morris & Maisto, Psychology: An...

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The Sexual Response Cycle

The sexual response cycle describes the changes that occur in the body as men and women become sexually aroused, which divides into four phases: excitement, plateau, orgasm, and resolution. Vasocongestion and myotonia are what characterize the sexual response cycle. Vasocongestion causes erection of the penis and swelling of the area surrounding the vaginal opening. Myotonia (muscle tension) causes facial grimaces, spasms in the hands and feet, and then the spasms of orgasm. The first phase of...

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Trafficking of Women for Sexual Exploitation

objects and adornment strips women of their individual identities. Women are viewed as “things”, objects of male sexual desire, and/or part of the merchandise rather than people (Hall, Crum, 1994).   Body exposure and frequency of these ads have increased at an alarming rate over time.   Fashion photography has incorporated blatantly sexual poses from pornographic publications that include sexual cues, such as closed eyes, open mouth, legs spread to reveal the genial area, and nudity or semi nudity, particularly...

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Academic Performances and Romntic Relationship

is willing to learn from the other person and vice versa. When someone thinks of a romantic relationship, Matsumoto bet that a person tend to think of the kind of relationship that involves a sexual relationship. But what Matsumoto is suggesting as a romantic relationship doesn’t necessarily involve a sexual relationship.  Romantic relationships are the attachments typically formed exclusively between two people in an intimate pairing, such as husbands and wives or boyfriends and girlfriends. The...

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Sexual dysfunction - Sexuality & Relationships Vanier

Sexual dysfunctions are problems some people experience which hinders ones ability to have normal sexual intercourse. There are four main categories of sexual dysfunctions: Sexual desire disorders, Arousal disorders, Orgasm disorders and Pain disorders. Sexual desire disorder is basically a low libido/no desire for sex even with a long term parter that you’ve previously had sexual relations with. Arousal disorder is commonly known as erectile dysfunction in which there isn't enough blood flow to...

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Female and Male Sexual Repsonse

Male and Female Sexual Response As we all know, the human body’s sexual responses have been explained and defined in many different ways. There are religious aspects and beliefs that in some cultures play a major role in a person’s sexual response. In the text Sexuality Today, we learn a lot about the male and female sexual response and how they are similar and different in some ways. I will be explaining the Masters and Johnson Four-Phase Model, and how they observed the sexual responses of the...

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The Sexual Response Cycle

The sexual response cycle is the term used to describe the changes that occur in the body when men and women become sexually aroused. There are four stages or phases. The sexual response cycle consists of vasocongestion and myotonia. Vasocongestion causes erection in the male and swelling of the area surrounding the vaginal opening. As blood vessels dilate the testes, nipples and earlobes swell. Muscle tension is called myotonia. It consists of facial grimaces, spasms in the hands and feet, and spasms...

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