Theoretical Approaches to Studying Human Sexuality

TED-Ed: Scientific Theory
A five-minute TED-Ed video explaining scientific theory.

The Misapplication of Bem’s Theory
A blog post that offers a critique of the misapplication of Bem’s theory.

Why We’re Still Fighting Over Freud
An engaging discussion and article of our hate/love relationship with Sigmund Freud and his theory.

Sexual Strategies Theory
An article from the Journal of Social, Evolutionary, and Cultural Psychology with a more sexually diverse perspective on evolution and mate choice.

New View Campaign
The main webpage for the New View Campaign.

Privatize those Parts!
A hilarious and provocative ten-minute video on the medicalization of women’s sexuality (with some explicit images of vulvas).

Self-Determination Theory
A webpage that makes reference to the vast amount of research on self-determination theory and its application to many domains of motivated human behaviours.

Esther Perel: The Secret to Desire in a Long-Term Relationship
A TED Talk advice (20-minute video) for David and Maria on keeping passion alive in long-term relationships.

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