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e-Textbook From the electronic textbook created for undergraduate courses in General Psychology by George Boeree of Shippensburg University.
Go Ask Alice! Question and answer website on sexuality (and other health questions) produced by Columbia University's Health Promotion Program — a division of Health Services at Columbia. Its mission is to provide readers with reliable, accessible information and a range of thoughtful perspectives so that they can make responsible decisions concerning their health and well-being.
The Kinsey Institute According to their website: The mission of the Kinsey Institute is to promote interdisciplinary research and scholarship in the fields of human sexuality, gender, and reproduction. Includes an online gallery; library and archives; information about research both past and present; an opportunity to participate in online research; and more.
Assignments, Exercises, and Activities
Promiscuity and Infidelity Across Cultures Schmitt, D. P. (2002). Are Sexual Promiscuity and Relationship Infidelity Linked to Different Personality Traits Across Cultures? Findings from the International Sexuality Description Project. In W. J. Lonner, D. L. Dinnel, S. A. Hayes, & D. N. Sattler (Eds.), Online Readings in Psychology and Culture (Unit 6, Chapter 4), Center for Cross-Cultural Research, Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington USA. Complete table of contents available here.
Sexy Seven? Schmitt, D. P. & Buss, D. M. (2000) Sexual Dimensions of Person Description: Beyond or Subsumed by the Big Five? Journal of Research in Personality 34, 141–177. (Opens in PDF format).
Examples and Illustrations
Tests, Measures, and Scales
Sexual Attitudes Links to 8 measures of sexual attitudes including attitudes towards abstinence, sexual risks scale, sexual self-concept questionnaire and more.
Sexual Behavior Scales. The Center for AIDS Prevention Studies (CAPS) at the University of California, San Francisco, provides various surveys designed and tested by CAPS scientists for use by HIV prevention program planners and designers. Topics include condom use, sexual attitudes, the National Sexual Health Survey, and much, much more. Many instruments are designed for multicultural populations and are available in Spanish and English.