PSYC 391 Chapter Notes -Erotophilia, Erotophobia, Sexual Arousal

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1 factor to influence sexual behaviour is indiv"s tendency to respond to sexual cues w/typical types of emotions: byrne said this term evaluative, attitudinal sets , authoritarianism correlated w/erotophobia-erotophilia. Greater discomfort w/subject so less interested in getting involved/all the info so more likely persuaded by illogical/irrelevant things in making decisions. Emotional inhibition hypothesis: negative emotions about sexuality cause lower levels of sexual behaviour and contraception: negative feelings re sexual issues inhibit expression of sexuality. Desire and wanting central concerns of motivational theories of behaviour. Murray- a need is a state w/in person involving lack of something necessary for person"s wellbeing (deficiency causes indiv to seek out and obtain resources that will provide what"s needed. 8 proposed incentives to motivate sexual behaviour: before this only incentive for sexual behaviour was need for sex and an. Inborn drive for orgasm : others may be desire to procreate and have children, or to experience physical pleasure.

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