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The state of being male or female

gender

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behavior that produces arousal and increases the change of orgasm

sexual behavior

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in communications theory, the view that exposure to the mass media makes people think that what they see there represents the mainstream of what really occurs

cultivation

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in communications theory, the idea that the media define what is important and what is not by which stories they cover

agenda setting

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in communications theory, the idea that the media provide role models whom we imitate

social learning

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traditional ideas and values passed down from generation to generation within a group and transmitted to members of the group by symbols (such as language)

culture

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the tendency to regard one's own ethnic group and culture as superior to others and to believe that its customs and way of life are the standards by which other cultures should be judged

ethnocentrism

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a regulation prohibiting sexual interaction between blood relatives, such as brother and sister or father and daughter

incest taboo

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self-stimulation of the genitals to produce sexual arousal

masturbation

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people of latin american heritage

latinos

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among latinos, a strong cultural valuing of one's nuclear and extended family

familism

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a state of physical, emotional, mental, and social well-being in relation to sexuality

sexual health

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basic, inalienable rights regarding sexuality, both positive and negative, such as rights to reproductive self-determination and sexual self-expression and freedom from sexual abuse and violence

sexual rights

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founer of psychoanalytic mvement

Sigmund Freud

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wrote Studies In The Psychology Of Sex

Havelock Ellis

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wrote Psychopathia Sexualis; coined the concepts of sadism, masochism, pedophilia, and the terms heterosexuality and homosexuality

Richard con Krafft-Ebing

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founded first sex research institute and administered first large-scale sex survey; special interest was homosexuality

Magnus Hirschfeld