Based on information discussed in lecture, what has research shown about how the majority of heterosexual couples show consent to engage in sexual intercourse?
body language and facial expressions
What are 4 important components related to “Talking About Sex?” [lecture]
1. Positive self-image
4. Nonverbal communication
Related to the sexual comfort zone, what is the difference between erotophobia and erotophilia? What childhood and background factors are connected to erotophilic attitudes? [text and talked about briefly in class – referred to in notes for you to look up in text]
-Erotophics have a small sexual comfort zone, respond neg. to sexual topics, tend to avoid sexual info and activities.-Erotophilics more comfortable w/sexual issues, seek out sexual info, enjoy sexualbehavior & respond with positive emotions to sexual cues.-Sex pos. life style in their parents
Based on research related to sexual fantasies and gender, what did current research studies reveal related to gender and thinking about sex? For example, were men or women more likely to think about sex? Were both likely to think about sex, just in different ways? Etc. [Lecture]
Both think about sex equally
What are common obstacles to studying sexual fantasy? [lecture]
No one wants to admit they have fantasies so they often aren’t honest.
What are the commonly reported gender differences in masturbation? What is the most common difference? [text and lecture]
Men are more likely to masturbate more on average than women. Men have reported to masturbating at least once a week or more and women have reported only masturbating once a month or less