: 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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Michaela rated it did not like it Jan 27, New to this Edition Coverage of recent sex-related 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: 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 males Box: Skip to main content.

The topics discussed in the boxes are important and useful and often lead to interesting discussions. Commercial 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 for 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: Ogi Ogas rated it it was amazing Jan 06, The layout of the chapters and the box features are excellent.


Tempest in a Toilet Chapter 5.

Lists with This Book. Seniors on Sex Chapter Angie Vandenberghe rated it really liked it Dec 28, Where Tampons Aren’t an Option Menstrual Problems Are Common but Treatable Menstrual pain may or may not reflect underlying pelvic disease Premenstrual syndrome has physical and psychological aspects Menstruation stops during pregnancy–and for other reasons Sex steroids affect more than the reproductive tract The Breasts Have Both Erotic and Reproductive Significance Breast Cancer Mortality Can Be Reduced Many factors affect the risk of breast cancer Clinical breast exams save lives Treatment depends on the diagnostic findings and the woman’s choice Chapter 3.

Key Statistics Vacuum aspiration is the humqn first-trimester surgical method Dilation and evacuation is used early in the second trimester Induced labor and hysterotomy are performed late in the second trimester Medical abortions are two-step procedures Abortions do not cause long-lasting ill effects Americans Are Divided on Abortion, but Most Favor Restricted Availability The availability of abortion is decreasing Box: Amanda Kemphues rated it it was ok Apr 09, Aggression and Its Causes: Can premature ejaculation be treated?

Alicia Ricketts rated it liked it Apr 12, Kat rated it really liked it Aug 25, Attitudes toward menstruation vary Women use pads, tampons, or cups during menstruation Box: Sex-ed–What Teens Say Social media have risks and benefits Males masturbate more than females The sexual activity of American teens lfvay and then decreased The meaning of “virginity loss” varies Teen Sexuality Is Central to Identity Development Teen relationships are often short-lived Teen pregnancy is declining but is still too common Chapter The backgrounds of the authors–in biology, sociology, teaching, and writing–have made possible a text that is multidisciplinary, authoritative, sex-positive, and a delight to read.


If a man has undetectable levels of HIV, can he have sex without condoms? Books by Simon LeVay.

Simon LeVay is a writer and lecturer with a background in neuroscience. My First Period Puberty occurs earlier in girls than boys What drives puberty?

Discovering Human Sexuality by Simon LeVay

Amanda rated it really liked it Feb 22, Cheryl Fuoss rated it really liked it Dec 08, Rape may have evolutionary roots Some characteristics distinguish rapists from nonrapists Social forces influence the likelihood of rape Box: D are sociologists at the University of Californina, Santa Barbara. He is the author or coauthor of 11 books, including Discoveding, Straight, and the Reasn Why: Dec 05, Jeffrey Bumiller rated it really liked it.

Repeat offending is common Why Do Men Rape?

What’s wrong with polygamy? Sample Chapter 4 – Click Here! Suffice it to say this is THE only textbook that I have read inside-out beginning-to-end with such a devotion throughout my academic career. Anna rated it really liked it Aug 21,