: Discovering Human Sexuality, Fourth Edition (): Simon LeVay, Janice Baldwin, John Baldwin: Books. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Discovering Human Sexuality by Simon LeVay, Janice Baldwin, John Baldwin [Sinauer Associates, Inc., ] ( Paperback). Discovering Human Sexuality is an alternative version of Simon LeVay and Janice Baldwin’s textbook, Human Sexuality, which is also published by Sinauer .
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Want to Read saving…. Abortion in the United States: Amanda Kemphues rated it it was ok Apr 09, Oxford University Press is sexkality department of the University of Oxford. Simon LeVay is a writer and lecturer with a background in neuroscience. Brandon Lopez rated it really liked it Jun 11, The Science of Sexual Orientation. Levsy Gestational Surrogacy–An Ethical Minefield Many Embryos Do Not Survive Rh factor incompatibility can threaten second pregnancies Ectopic pregnancy can endanger the mother’s life Pregnancy Is Conventionally Divided into Three Trimesters The First Trimester Is a Period of Major Changes Prenatal care provides health screening, education, and support Adequate nutrition is vital to a successful pregnancy Tobacco, alcohol, drugs, and radiation can harm the fetus The Second Trimester Is the Easiest Tests can detect fetal abnormalities Sex during pregnancy is healthy Moderate exercise during pregnancy is beneficial The Third Trimester Is a Time of Preparation A hospital is the best location for childbirth if complications are foreseen Childbirth classes prepare parents huamn birth The fetus also makes preparations for birth Labor Has Three Stages The first stage of labor is marked by uterine contractions and cervical dilation The second stage is the delivery of the baby Box: Robert rated it liked it Apr sexuwlity, D, and John Baldwin, Ph.
Tim Mizerak rated it liked it Oct 06, Monday – Friday, 8: The most enjoyable textbook I have ever read. In the Dungeon Most fetishes are related to the body People cross-dress for a variety of reasons Box: Finkel and Roy F.
I would be hard pressed to find a more thorough and approachable text. Cahn and Christine Vitrano. Choosing Children’s Sex Surrogate mothers bear discoverlng for others Adoption is limited by the supply of healthy infants Fertility declines with age Box: Peter rated it liked it Apr 28, Extremely biased view towards a “modern” view of sexuality.
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Discovering Human Sexuality
James Casey rated it it was amazing Jan 26, Hermaphrodites combine male and female reproductive functions Evolution Has Led to Diverse Methods of Sex Determination In mammals, sex is determined by chromosomes Sexual Selection Produces Anatomical and Behavioral Differences between Males and Females Males and females follow different reproductive strategies Females and males are exposed to different reproductive risks Males often compete for access to females Females often choose among males Sometimes males make significant investments in reproduction If males invest, sexual selection may work differently Sexual selection protects against extinction Diverse Relationship Styles Have Evolved Social and sexual arrangements are not necessarily the same Male promiscuity offers obvious evolutionary benefits Why are females promiscuous?
Margaret Sanger and the Birth Control Movement Contraception has not yet solved the problem of unintended pregnancy Different users have numan contraceptive needs Physical Methods Block Sperm Transport Male condoms are reliable when properly used Female condoms are relatively intrusive Box: They have been collaborators and writers on discoverinb papers and projects in the area of sex, sexuality, and sex education. Attraction, Arousal, and Response Sexual Attraction: Go directly to our online catalogue.
Sex and the Nervous System Box: There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Diaphragms and cervical caps are inconvenient but have few side effects Spermicides are not very reliable when used alone Hormone-Based Methods Are Easy to Use Combination pills offer health benefits Continuous use of combination pills eliminates menstrual periods Progestin-only pills have fewer side effects Hormones Can Be Administered by Non-Oral Routes Transdermal patches last a week Vaginal rings last three weeks Depo-Provera lasts three months Implants are extremely reliable Intrauterine devices require little attention The Availability of Hormonal Contraceptives May Be Limited Behavioral Methods Can Be Demanding In fertility awareness methods, couples avoid coitus during the fertile window The withdrawal method is simple but challenging Noncoital sex can be used as a means of avoiding pregnancy Combining long-acting methods and condoms makes sense Box: Sex and Suggestibility Strategies to prevent adult-child sex are quite effective Preadolescence May Be Marked by an Increase in Sexual Interest Preadolescent children segregate by sex Strict gender norms may traumatize children who become gay or trans adults Puberty Is a Period of Rapid Maturation Puberty is marked by visible and invisible changes Box: He is the author or coauthor of 11 books, including Gay, Straight, and the Reasn Why: Sex researchers followed diverse paths Box: An evidence-based, accessible introduction to the study of sexuality and the diverse ways in which it brings joys and challenges to our lives.
This alternative version of LeVay and Baldwin’s acclaimed text Human Sexuality is more accessible to students with a limited background in biology, but maintains the evidence-based approach and readability of the original. Dec 12, Leslie rated it it was amazing. Male Circumcision Some disorders affect penile function Box: I find the book interesting and yet not overwhelming, in a highly readable format.
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Declining Sperm Counts Cancer and other disorders can affect the testicles Other glands contribute secretions to the semen What is semen? Sexuality across the Life Span: I’d previously used another as recommended by a colleague, but it didn’t emphasize biological aspects.
The body signals its readiness for puberty to the brain Puberty may come too early or too late Adolescence Is a Time of Sexual Exploration Many cultures have puberty rites There are social influences on teen sexual behavior Box: As I am teaching this within a Psychology Department, I find that my students appreciate the approach the text takes.
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