Learn about Sexual Stimulus Response Pathways in this educational video from dizzo95.
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Male Speaker: Response to a sexual stimulus is a simple reflux which depends on the presence of sex hormones and can be modified by learning by conscious and unconscious thoughts and by memories. If the genitals or the surrounding area are touched the stimulus is relate through a reflux arc to the spinal cord and out again to the organ. The penis or clitoris which response for example by swelling. At the same time the sexual stimulus is also relate via sending nerve tracts to the brain. When the stimulus reaches the brain the sexual response becomes the cautious one and learned associations or past experiences are recalled. The social context visual, auditory, and -- will then determine the course of the response. The sending tracts from the brain carry information which may reinforce or inhibit the sexual reflux both the situation and the learn responds will effect the way the individual reacts.