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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  • Mezzo Skills Essay

    Discussion 2: Mezzo Skills: Group Roles Sexual assault is defined as “any sexual interaction (including fondling, sexual kissing, and oral sex, as well as vaginal or anal penetration) between an adult and a prepubescent child. Also, includes nonphysical contact, such as people exposing their genitals to children or having children pose nude or stimulate themselves while being filmed or photographed. This is not the matter of the child being perceived by the adult to be engaging in the sexual…

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  • The DSM-5 Paraphilic Disorders

    means “loving”. Individuals that have a paraphilic disorder have unusual patterns of sexual attraction that involve arousal sexually in response to something they like to engage in. Many paraphilia’s are harmless and victimless. The DSM-5 has a list of abnormal patterns that are looked upon as mental disorders that involve emotional distress. For some individuals engaging in their acts is their only way of achieving sexual arousal. Roughly 50% of paraphiliacs are married and most of these…

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Non-Suicidal Self-Injury Essay

    upon oneself either through ingestion of toxic substance or injurious behavior. It is believed that NSSI is prevalent in adolescents who have experienced childhood abuse. Therefore, this article investigates the relationship between childhood abuse and risk of NSSI. The study involved 14,211 Grades 7 – 12 students from China. A self-reported questionnaire was used to gather information about the adolescents’ physical and psychological health. This questionnaire included questions that was used…

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  • Disabled Person Abuse

    abuse is sexual abuse which is common among disabled women. Lastly neglect is a form of abuse that keep disabled person from getting there needs meet. Abuse on disabled persons is a cruel act that needs to recognize. Disabled persons are abused and cannot do much to defend themselves. Disability Justice notes “People with disabilities are four to ten times more likely to be abuse”(Disability Justice). Many people with disabilities are seen as weaker beings than people without disabilities. “11%…

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