Learning Objectives

  • Explain why people are curious about their own sexual anatomies and physiologies.
  • List the sexual organs of the female and male.
  • Describe the sexual response cycle.
  • Distinguish between pleasure and reproduction as motives behind sexuality.
  • Compare the central nervous system motivating sexual behaviors to the autonomic nervous system motivating sexual behaviors.
  • Discuss the relationship between pregnancy and birth control.
  • Analyze how sexually transmitted infections are associated with sexual behaviors.
  • Understand the effects of sexual dysfunctions and their treatments on sexual behaviors.


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