Yale University: PSYC 110 – Lecture 14

Lecture 14: What Motivates Us: Sex

This lecture reviews what evolutionary theories and recent studies in psychology can tell us about sex and gender differences. Students will hear how psychology can help explain many of the differences that exist in whom we find attractive, what we desire in a mate, and sexual orientation.

Chapter 1. Addressing Morality and Inevitability on Evolution, Sex and Gender
Chapter 2. Basic Sex Ed
Chapter 3. Sex Differences Among Humans
Chapter 4. Beauty: An Average Face
Chapter 5. Social Factors for Sex Differences
Chapter 6. Sexual Orientation
Chapter 7. Question and Answer on Sex and Gender