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Psych 3060 EXAM 1 (Chapters 1-4) Definitions

Psych 3060 EXAM 1 (Chapters 1-4) Definitions


School: Clemson University
Department: Psychology
Course: Human Sexuality
Professor: Bruce king
Term: Fall 2015
Cost: 25
Name: Psych 3060 EXAM 1 (Chapters 1-4) Definitions
Description: Psych 3060 EXAM 1 (Chapters 1-4) Definitions
Uploaded: 02/01/2016
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Sigmund Freud

Victorian era physician who emphasized the sexuality of children and adults

Saint Augustine

viewed sex for procreation as an unpleasant necessity. guilt=sexual desire

Masters and Johnson

conducted first large-scale physiological study of human sexual behavior

Biblical Hebrews

purpose of sex is procreation but had positive attitude about sex within marriage

Ancient Greeks

ascetic philosophy: wisdom and virtue come from denying physical pleasures

Alfred Kinsey

Conducted first large-scale survey of American sexual attitudes and behaviors

Saint Paul

first major influence on Christian sexual values. bodily pleasures=evil. "well for a man not to touch a woman."

Henry Havelock Ellis

Victorian era sex researcher with tolerant attitude about sexuality


anti-sexual attitudes reinforced by mistaken medical beliefs

Edward Laumann

headed a recent survey of a nationally representative sample of adults living in households


darkened area around nipple

Mons Veneris

soft layer of fatty tissue overlaying the pubic bone


hairless area of skin between vaginal opening and anus


Vaginal opening

Corpora Cavernosa

two spongy cylinders in the penis

Bulbocavernosus Muscle

ring of sphincter muscles that surround the vaginal opening and root of the penis


raised ridge where glans and shaft of penis meet


tiny fingerlike endings of fallopian tubes


smooth rounded ends of penis

Bartholin's Glands

two glands at base of labia minora


Cheesy substance secreted by glands in foreskin and clitoral hood

Pubococcygeus Muscle

large muscle that surrounds vagina and bladder

Vestibular Bulbs

structures located on both sides of vaginal opening that become engorged with blood during arousal

Spermativ Cord

tube-like structure that suspends the testicles in the scrotum

Endocrine system

network of ductless glands


male hormone produced in testicles, ovaries, and adrenal glands

Leutinizing Hormone

Pituitary hormone that triggers ovulation in women and production of testosterone in men


Female hormone produced in ovaries, testicles, and adrenal glands

Follicle-Stimulating Hormone

pituitary hormone that stimulates production of sperm and masturation of ova


Painful cramps during menstruation


Cramps experienced for a day during ovulation


Substance produced in ovaries and testicles that inhibits production of FSH


Rupture of mature ova into the abdominal cavity


Substances that cause contractions of the uterus

Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)

emotional and/or physical changes that precede menstruation


Endometrial tissue growing outside the uterus