Week One Notes
Week One Notes FSHS 302
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This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Alyssa Loper on Monday February 1, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to FSHS 302 at Kansas State University taught by Kelly J. Welch in Winter 2016. Since its upload, it has received 53 views. For similar materials see Intro Human Sexuality in Child and Family Studies at Kansas State University.
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Introduction to Human Sexuality – Weekly Notes (1) What is sexology? - Sexology: systematic, organized study of human “sexual behavior.” (Sexology is a Science) - Construct: something that ONLY exists on an individual’s mind. (What they think “it” is) o This is one of the complications that scientists get into when studying sex and what classifies as sex. Classifications of Sex vary: - If it can cause an STD; it is sex. - Four phases of sexual response; anything that causes that is sex. Another reason why it is so tough to study sex: - We giggle. - We’re “all” doing it. Sexologist: person with academic knowledge in sexual science; empirical study of sexuality. The Three Domains: - Biological - Psychosexual/Psychosocial - Cultural Aspects Sexuality: dimension of our personality that encompasses: - Sexual beliefs - Sexual attitudes - Sexual vales - Sexual behaviors - Sexual knowledge - Sexuality is key to “self” and it becomes “you” or your “personality.” - Sexuality: a lifelong learning process integrates physical, emotional, and cultural experiences. Change over time: a lifelong, ongoing, learning process. - We were born sexual beings. - We die sexual beings. - We are sexual the moment that we are conceived. - Sex = Do/Sexuality = who you are. Sex Script: - Makes us unique over sexuality is what separates us from everyone in this room. - “Inter” connected or “inter” related. Three Domains of Sexuality: - Biological: o Sexual differential: Prenatal period. o Sex Hormones o Sex Chromosomes o Sex Orientation o Sexual Health (STD’s) o Reproductive System o Sexual Dysfunctions - Psychosocial/Psychosexual: o Interpersonal: between o Intrapersonal: “within” o Blending sexual person and psychological person o Intimacy o Love o Sex trauma o “coming out” - Cultural Aspects: o Two different types of society: Collectivists Individuality AUTHOR OF SEXUAL SCRIPT Biological
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