PSYC 2850 - Human Sexuality - Class 5

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PSYC 2800
Thisis P S Y C2850- Human Sexuality N O T P S Y C2800

February 16 2011Sexual ArousalSexual arousal is a state of sexual excitementPsychological involves sexual feelings attractions or desiresPhysiological involves changes in the genitaliaPsychological Sexual ArousalFeelings of sexual arousalFeelings of genital arousal ie how aroused do my genitals feelFeelings of emotional arousal ie how turned on do I feelMens and womens subjective experiences of sexual arousal and orgasm are very similarSexual FantasiesOccur during waking hoursCan be constrained or unconstrained by other individualsCan occur during partnered sex think about something else to become aroused and orgasmDifferences in the content of fantasiesMen virgins anal group MILFs partners get undressed younger partners mutual masturbation oral strangers more adventurous focus on visuals and genitals dominanceWomen marriage commitment feelings submissiveRape fantasies common in women threat of force from partner erotic not scary in control of own fantasy wanting a man to commitCognitive processes involving the evaluation of sexual stimuli may proceed sexual arousal especially in womenWalenRoth Cognitive Model of sexual arousal1Perception of a sexual stimulus2Positive evaluation3Arousal4Perception of arousal5Positive evaluation6Sexual behaviour7Perception of behaviour8Positive evaluation83 86 53Physiological Sexual ArousalGenital changes during sexual arousal1VasocongestionWomen labia pooling with blood in vestibular bulbs cause tightening around penis labia majora can extend outward an wrap around penisMen
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