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Lecture 13

Lecture 13

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Department
Psychology
Course
PSYA02H3
Professor
John Bassili
Semester
Winter

Description
Psychology II Lecture 13 -sex drive is strength of sexual motivation -Baumeister used different indicators to test sex drive -all indicators show that male has higher sex drive than female 1) Sexual Fantasies -rate of thinking about sex each day 2) Desired Number of Sex Partners -desire for more partners -infidelity is higher in male 3) Masturbation -masturbation is not affected by social pressure 4) Seeking Sex Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder (HSDD) -low sexual desire -female has this disorder more than male Self-Rated Sex Drive -male self-evaluate a higher sex drive than female Causes of High Sex Drive -male produces 8 times higher testosterone -result of evolution because male wants to pass their genetic makeup to next generation and the most efficient
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