: 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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Discovering Human Sexuality

My Life with Androgen Insensitivity Syndrome There Are Sex Differences in Many Mental Traits Gender identity does not always match anatomical sex Women and men differ in a variety of cognitive and personality traits There are many differences in sexuality Many sex differences arise early in life Biological Factors Underlie Sex Differences Evolutionary forces act differently on females and humwn Box: Laura rated it really liked it Apr 08, This book is not yet featured on Listopia.

It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, dexuality, and education by publishing worldwide. He has even written a no Dr. Kirstyn Martinez rated it it was ok Sep 10, Trans Men and Women in Cross-Cultural Perspective Changing sex is a multistage process Many transgender people do not want surgery Trans people struggle for awareness and acceptance Box: He has written or co-authored several books on sexuality, and coauthored books on such diverse topics as earthquakes and volcanoes, extraterrestrial life, and Parkinson’s disease.

Hman Accounts Some Adults Are Sexually Attracted to Children Pedophilia and child molestation are not synonymous “Child molestation” is lwvay behavioral and legal term Priests and others may molest children under their care Some organizations support “minor-attracted people” A Variety of Other Paraphilic Disorders Exist Zoophiles are sexually attracted to animals In necrophilia, nonresistance of the partner may be arousing Sexual violence can be paraphilic Box: Simon LeVay is a writer and pevay with a background in neuroscience.


Mormon Polygamy Polyamory includes a variety of nonmonogamous relationships The Institution of Marriage Is Evolving Companionate marriage makes the availability of divorce a necessity Marriage is becoming a minority status Relationship options have diversified Most Long-Term Couples Are Satisfied with Their Sex Lives The frequency of sex declines over the course of long-term relationships Marital satisfaction declines during middle age Box: 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: You Know the Future of Your Marriage A Variety of Factors Levag Relationships to an End Several demographic factors increase the likelihood of a breakup There are more personal reasons for breakups Marital Disruption Can Have Negative and Positive Consequences Divorced men and women can suffer psychological, physical, and economic damage Divorce sexyality be the start of a new life Many divorced people remarry Does marriage have a future?

Sugaring Men who use escorts have liberal attitudes Some women use male prostitutes Juvenile prostitution is of special concern Box: Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. Aggression ,evay Its Causes: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Discovering Human Sexuality by Simon LeVay

They have been collaborators and writers on many papers and projects in the area of sex, sexuality, and sex education. Books by Simon LeVay. Lists with This Book.

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As I am teaching this within a Psychology Department, I find that my students appreciate the approach the text takes. Jennifer rated it liked it Jul 19, My First Period Puberty occurs earlier in girls than boys What drives puberty? Abortion in the United States: Is there a gay gene?

In the Dungeon Most fetishes are related to the body People cross-dress for a variety of reasons Box: Sex researchers followed diverse paths Box: It Takes Two Beauty is not entirely in the eye of the beholder Culture influences the attractiveness of bodies Box: Tempest in a Toilet Chapter 5.

Attitudes toward menstruation vary Women use pads, tampons, or cups during menstruation Box: Pain-free Childbirth The newborn child adapts quickly The third stage is the expulsion of the placenta Premature or delayed birth is hazardous Box: To ask other readers questions about Discovering Human Sexualityplease sign up.

James Casey rated it it was amazing Jan 26, Extremely biased view towards a “modern” view of sexuality. The language and terminology throughout are more comprehensible, making it suitable for interdisciplinary study.

And Does It Matter? New to this Edition Coverage of recent diacovering developments in research, medicine, law, politics, and social trends has been added and is supported by current data and statistics Several new boxes address such topics as “Tempest in a Toilet: Amanda rated it really liked it Feb 22, I really like Discovering Human Sexuality because of its emphasis on biology and the fact that each edition is great at including recent phenomena, like changes in legal issues related to sexuality.

He is the author or coauthor of 11 books, including Gay, Straight, and humann Reasn Why: D is a British born neuroscientist turned science writer and teacher.