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1 Attraction, Sex, & Love 1. Human Sexuality i. Human Oddities b. Humans are primarily monogamous c. Humans are always sexually receptive d. Human females have permanently swollen breasts; other primates do not. e. Humans show no obvious signs of ovulation f. Human males are only 20% bigger than females 2. Human Sexuality i. Sociobiology b. Argues humans have evolved sexual behaviors that enhance survival chances of the species c. Sex in Chimpanzees. d. Stimulus-bound vs. goal-directed sexual behavior e. Men and women differ in their reproductive potential: men could have many offspring; women relatively fewer. 3. Human Sexuality i. Male and Female Reproductive Investments b. Ovulation is a much bigger physiological investment than the production of sperm. c. It is to a female's benefit to attract and hold a powerful, reliable partner to enhance the survival chances of her few young. d. The survival of the genes of human males might be better served by having as many children with as many women as possible (ie., the Coolidge effect ). 4. Human Sexuality i. Male and Female Reproductive Strategies b. Women tend to follow a maximizing or quality strategy; men tend to follow a satisficing or quantity strategy. c. Sexual receptiveness ties couples together and encourages monogamy, as does hidden ovulation. d. Women want their man to 1) possess good genes for survival and 2) help raise offspring. 5. Human Sexuality i. Sex Differences in Mating b. Males tend to be more interested in uncommitted sex. c. Males tend to be more interested in visual stimuli. d. Women are more concerned with status. e. Males will be more jealous. f. Males are more concerned with physical attractiveness.

2 6. Human Sexuality i. Sex Differences in Mating b. Males are more likely to prefer younger partners. c. Females are more attracted to dominance, but only if accompanied by agreeableness. d. Sociobiology looks at ultimate as opposed to proximate causes. i. the environment supplies proximate causes; organisms are framed by genetic tendencies and predispositions (NOT predetermined). 7. Attraction i. Do Opposites Attract? b. Attraction (feeling of preference) to another is caused by situational, physical, and psychological factors. i. Proximity breeds fondness. ii. Mere exposure effect: the tendency for liking to increase with the frequency of exposure c. Arousal can be misinterpreted as attraction. d. Physical attractiveness is the major factor in attraction (and elicits all kinds of preferential treatment). 8. Human Sexuality i. What makes us attractive? b. The senses: Sight, sound, smell. All culturally conditioned. i. Body shape, symmetry, and age are all common factors. ii. These factors are also predictors of good genes and good parenting. c. We prefer mates who are psychologically (attitudes and beliefs) similar to us for a variety of reasons. i. Attractiveness is often modified by getting to know the person. 9. Attractive Characteristics a. For women: Visual cues primarily. i. Youth and beauty. ii. Health-- skin, eyes, hair; iii. Body shape--hips and breasts. b. For men: i. Control of resources: money and power. ii. Health: Waist-to-hip ratio is best predictor ( ). iii. Personality traits (humour, responsible). 10. Questions a. Why does proximity influence attraction? b. Why is physical appearance so important? c. What kind of information does physical appearance convey?

3 d. Why is similarity such a powerful determinant of attraction? 11. Human Sexuality i. Attractiveness: The Face b. For both sexes: Clear skin and symmetry. c. For women: i. large eyes, small nose, and small chin; high cheekbones and thinish' face. ii. Eyebrow height, and smile height and width. d. For men: i. thick eyebrow and prominent chin ii. smile height and width. 12. The Beautiful Face 13. Attractiveness i. More than skin deep b. Body shape, symmetry, and age are all common factors. c. These factors are also predictors of good genes and good parenting. d. We prefer mates who are psychologically (attitudes and beliefs) similar to us for a variety of reasons. i. Attractiveness is often modified by getting to know the person. 14. Height Matters 15. Human Sexuality i. Sexual Arousal b. Sexual response cycle: excitation, plateau, orgasm, resolution. c. Men move more quickly through excitation and resolution than women. d. Almost all differences are learned. e. The man's sex script' typically ends with (his) orgasm, while the woman's continues through resolution.' 16. Sexual Response Cycles a. Men typically go through one complete response cycle and are then capable of becoming excited again after a refractory period. b. Women have three characteristics patterns: i. (A) one similar to the male cycle, with the added possibility of multiple orgasms ii. (B) one that includes a lengthy plateau phase with no orgasm. iii. and a rapid cycle including several increases and decreases of excitement before reaching orgasm. 17. Aren t you glad / don t you wish you were female? 18. Human Sexuality i. Causes of Sexual Arousal b. Q: What is the most important and potent sex organ?

4 i. A: The mind! c. Sexual arousal: What causes us to be come aroused? i. Physiological arousal: non-specific effects (eg., ER romances, date movies') ii. Sexual behavior: non-tactile and tactile. iii. Romantic and erotic material and themes. iv. Nudity and sex. (Prefer sexual situations to nude stills'). v. Sexual arousal is almost completely determined by perception' of external environment. 19. Human Sexuality i. The Kinsey Report b. Kinsey (1953) Report: first large scale sex survey of its kind. c. Reported on a wide range of sexual behaviors and attitudes, including incidence of homosexual behavior. d. Have you had a sexual encounter with a member of the same sex that led to orgasm? i. Results for men???; for women??? 20. Human Sexuality i. Some Results of Kinsey s Survey b. 37% of men and 10% of women said yes c. Recent research puts this number for men between 15 % to 25%; 10% or less for women. d. Only 2-3% of the population identify as gay or lesbian --where do these other numbers come from?? 21. Human Sexuality i. Sexual Behavior vs. Sexual Orientation b. Sexual behavior: types and choices of sexual practices, including gender of partner. c. Sexual orientation: who you are automatically attracted to; a way of being rather than a choice. d. Gay and lesbian apply to sexual orientation; however, sex is sex. 22. Relationships a. We form relationships to care for helpless offspring (more work than one caretaker can normally provide). b. Marriage in many cultures is the norm, and love is one of the major reasons why. i. Roughly one in two marriages end in divorce. c. Romantically, there are two basic kinds of love: i. Passionate love: an experience involving feelings of euphoria, intimacy, and intense sexual attraction

5 ii. Companionate love: an experience involving affection, trust, and concern for a partner s well-being 23. Passionate & Compassionate Love 24. Altruism: Does it exist? a. Altruism: behavior that benefits another without benefiting oneself i. Some define altruism as an act that puts the actor at risk, and where the actor has investment of inclusive fitness. (1) the sum of its classical fitness (how many of its own offspring it produces and supports) and the number of equivalents of its own offspring it can add to the population by supporting others. b. Reciprocal altruism: behavior that benefits another with the expectation that those benefits will be returned in the future c. Kin selection: the process by which evolution selects for individuals who cooperate with their relatives

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