Human sexual behavior

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  • Influence Of Sexual Behavior In The Human Male By Alfred Kinsey

    the sexuality of living organisms, specifically in human sexuality. He published a book titled Sexual Behavior in the Human Male which became a huge success but his research methods, especially given the time period, were viewed as questionable and sometimes even unethical. The movie Kinsey tells the story of how he became interested in human sexuality and the beginning of his research in the subject. What was defined as normal sexual behavior in the 1940s usually very modest behavior and was sometimes very taboo to talk about openly. From his observation, most sexual education was given in the form of pseudoscience, misinformation or even pure myth. Teachers typically discouraged any form of masturbation, pre-marital sex or any other sexual activity that wasn’t for purely procreation. Kinsey, being a biologist, viewed sexuality as part of nature and that proper education on the subject was critical to dismissing the taboo of sexuality. Kinsey sought to catalog the sexuality of humans by conducting questionnaires, polls and interviews with hundreds of different people in an attempt to discover certain trends and…

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  • Sexual Selection Theory: The Evolution Of Human Mating Behavior

    Human mating is observed in almost every culture, leading us to the diverse world we live in today. This signifies our existence and should be important to us. To better understand this behavior, we can take a look at different explanations which shape human mating behavior. Researching this topic we can find evolutionary perspectives, which delve into topics, such as parental investment, survival, and sexual selection. There is also an opposition to these evolutionary ideas which suggest that…

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  • Sexual Behavior In The Human Male: Chapter Summary

    In 1948 researcher Alfred Kinsley published Sexual Behavior in the Human Male. His book was to be the largest documentation of sexuality at the time of his publication. In 1953 he released the Female version of this book. Both books were best sellers that sold more than 750,000 copies. In these works, Alfred concluded that homosexuality was a bigger population of America than originally thought. He stated that, “ A full 37% of men said they had had some form of homosexual experience at some…

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  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases: The Importance Of Sex Education

    have led to dramatic results, while the short-term programs have minor effects. The programs, whether intense or moderate, have led to a reduction on teen pregnancy and STD’s. According to the article, “programs had at least one study demonstrating some positive impact on the behavior, indicating that multiple approaches can be effective on changing behavior” (143). The basics of these programs is to change teens perspective on their sexual health and educate them on the safe ways of sexual…

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  • Summary: The Importance Of Communication Skills In Graphic Design

    In 2015, almost 58,000 children were sexually abused, but countless of children never reported (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services et al. 44). In The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot, there was a segment where a child was sexually abused by a kin. The young girl, Deborah Lacks, was sitting in the car with Galen, her cousin, who touched her inappropriately, but she did not know how to react. Galen would "grab [her] in the backseat, forcing his hands under her shirt, in…

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  • Child Abuse And Disclosure

    a taboo and more of an acceptable subject in todays society depending on the person morals and values. Sexuality has many sub-subjects that could be good or bad and can range from a healthy sex life to sexual abuse and will vary on every case. Child abuse and disclosure will be todays topic of discussion. Many people consider abuse as a negative subject and tend to navigate away from the subject. Many individuals see abuse as something a person will go at some point in life. But a very…

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  • Develok Of Social Development In John Fowles's 'The Collector'

    Clegg’s psychological development, leading to problems in his social life. “Frederick Clegg has obvious problems both in coming to terms with his own self and developing and maintaining normal human relationships. He holds a common disregard for social rules, norms, and cultural codes, as well as an indifference to the rights and feelings of others; all of which are the common characteristics of a person of sociopathic nature. However, the blame for the development of this disorder cannot be…

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  • Case Study: The Shortage Of Registered Nurses

    The Braden Scale for Predicting Pressure Sore Risk was the research method that was used to design to help the healthcare providers to help manage the bed sores. “Nurses assessed the participants using the Braden scale every two to three days over one-to four-week periods. During the study, roughly 10% of the hospital or VA patients and almost one-quarter of nursing home residents, developed a pressure sore”. (Bergstrom N, Braden, Kemp M, Champagne M, Ruby E., 1996). Study three focuses on…

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  • Chlamydia

    years before they realize that they have been infected. The problems and devastating outcomes are not only limited to women but include men and infants. This disease is the result of a bacterium that is transmitted through sexual activity. This can be any activity that infects the oral, vaginal or anal mucosa. This introduction of bacteria results in cell destruction by lysis. The average course of the cycle is 48 to 72 hours. In women, the disease spreads in an ascending fashion. It starts…

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  • Sexualization In Modern Media

    It is not unusual to have scantily clad human beings, hidden-but-still-obvious sexual messages, or even a human in the bare flesh presented in modern media. Sexualization can be simply defined as the sexualizing of an object – or making something sexually appealing. This current wave of sexualization in common media has led to some very mixed responses. There is the business side of things that sees a marketing technique that successfully catches attention – and, of course, there are the people…

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