Forms of Sexual Contraception & Types of Abortion

Contraception Combination Pill: Birth control pills that contain a combination of estrogen and progestin (progesterone) (21 days on, 7 placebo) The pill works by preventing ovulation; keeps estrogen high inhibits LSH and no ovulation; high progesterone inhibits LH . Keep endometrium lining thick and prevents sperms from effectively travelling Failure Rate: percentage of women who…

Sex Psychology: Sexual Response, Sexual Behavior, Sex Differences

Several Stages to sexual arousal: desire, excitement, plateau, orgasm, and resolution Vasocongestion: large blow flow into blood vessels (in this case genitals) Myotonia: muscle contact; not only the genitals but throughout the body EXCITEMENT Beginning of erotic arousal; basic physiological process that occurs during excitement is Vasocongestion In men..its results in an ERECTION, tightening of…

Sex Psychology: Theoretical Perspectives on Sexuality

Evolutionary Sociobiology: using evolutionary biology to under social behavior of animals (i.e humans) Certain sexual behaviours evolved because it gave ancestors an evolutionary advantage Natural Selection: best adapted will contribute more offspring Evolution: hereditable traits passed on Attempts to explain why we court each, how we judge appearance, emotional care/bonds Sexual Selection: selection that results…