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Lecture 98

PSYC 2650 Lecture Notes - Lecture 98: Sexual Intercourse, Peer Pressure, Family Values

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PSYC 2650
Dan Meegan

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1. Describe ____ (e.g., two) of the four components (vs. characteristics) of sexual intelligence.
- Understanding oneself in terms of sexuality, and sexual preferences
- Interpersonal sexual skills; being able to interact with your partner in an appropriate manor,
respecting their preferences but keeping yours in mind as well
2. Discuss ____(e.g., two; not all are discussed here) of the five characteristics of sexual
developet peseted i lass?
- Casually linked stages in early childhood sexual expressions such as hugging or kissing
- Childhood masturbation can serve as an important outlet for sexual expression
3. According to the textbook, changes in sexuality in the 20thc. ste fo two thees. Disuss
_____ ( e.g., male and female gender roles).
- Pro-creation: the use of sex to pro-create
- Pleasure: use of sex as pleasure
- Gender roles are shaped by societal norms and tendencies as well as biological tendencies
o Males seen as the directors or the more up-front ones when inititating sex and
women seen as the acceptors or passive recipients
o Males focused on their performance over the pleasure of the woman
4. Discuss____ (e.g., two) points regarding the broad historical shift in (vs. absence of) values
that has taken place. [be sure to mention & discuss the terms collective & individual]
5. Collective & Modern cultures: A shift in values
- Collective: emphasis on needs of famil and community/ religion/ love
- Marriage unites two families not two individuals
- Modern: experience/ pleasure/ hedonism/ self-direction are more important than
traditional family values
- hook up ulture
- Sex before love, opposed to love before sex
6. Disuss the possile futio of the eegee of adolesee ithin an individualistic
- Function is to help sexual discovery and sexual expression
- Discovering ones own needs but at the same time satisfying their partner
7. fo Kleiplatz et al., 00. He eseah idiated  ajo thees that eflet geat se.
Discuss the ___ [I will list 1 or 2] theme.
- Being present: being absorbed in the moment, turning ones mind off and being in touch
with ones sensory experience, arousal over comes thinking
- Authenticity: free to be yourself, honesty, self knowledge, knowing what you want and what
your partner wants, turning off filters an guards
8. Discuss the incidence and changes in the rates of adolescent coitus.
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9. Four reasons or motives are given by teens for engaging is coitus. Describe ___ (two). Identify
gender differences.
- Sexual tension: hormones raging, physical heat between two people, not being able to
control yourself because of these hormonal rages
- Curiosity/readiness: accepting that you are ready to have sex, but also searching the
unknown and experimenting
10. Ho does the otio of the false-osesus effet pehaps help to eplai the “peakEas
story given in class? Discuss this effect.
- False consensus: egocentric bias whereby a person overestimates how much other people
agree with him or her
o Contributes to self-blame
o hookig up
- The SpeakEasy posts talks about the self blame concept, and the SpeakEasy post talked
about feeling self pressure to lose virginity but manifesting itself as peer pressure
11. Disuss the oset/atedess otiuu as peseted in class. Discuss the Speakeasy
sto of the oa hose oals ee degaded i tes of the otiuu.
- Consent is mandatory every time
- If no was not expressed, and yes was not expressed the sex is still unwanted sex
- Yes eeds to e preset
12. Discuss the issue of oset. What to thigs ae euied to hae oset?
- Absence of coercion and rational state of mind
13. Loe? Disuss the eeda laguage of loe s eig i loe? Ho does “teegs odel
help clarify our language? Discuss the role of oitet
- Commitment is something that becomes more evident with time
- Many different types of love
- Romantic love- being in love with someone, intimacy and commitment
- You can love someone (like a family member) and have a commitment to them but no
intiay or passio ause that’s essed up ut you are oitted to eig there for the
in your family role
14. I “teegs odel, ho does loe hage oe tie?
- Passion and infatuation come first and peak the earliest
- Commitment starts out low and grows
- Intimacy is a gradual increase from the beginning and that interim grows connections even
15. Identify 3 main functions of marriage & the family
- Provides a stable family unit in which children acquire knowledge about society and its rules
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