sexual arousal

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A state of sexual readiness which has a mental component—increased cortical responsiveness to sensory stimulation—and physical component—increased penile sensitivity, neural response to stimuli, and sense of impending orgasm

sexual arousal

Horny/horniness, randy/randiness Physiology A state of sexual 'yellow alert' which has a mental component–↑ cortical responsiveness to sensory stimulation, and physical component–↑ penile sensitivity, neural response to stimuli, and sense of impending orgasm
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Turn-ons (in women) for men (according to these western web sites) were apparently short skirts (esp with high stockings), tights and stockings, long backless dresses, tight T shirts, heels, leather jeans, and petticoats.
Behavioural expert Judi James claims the sound of an Irish voice can be a massive turn-on.
Wait staff flirting: 87% of singles said it was a turn-off if their date flirted with the wait staff versus a mere 4% who said it was a turn-on.
9 Tell him your turn-ons We all have things that turn us on.
TV turn-ons Ant and Dec and Cheryl Fernandez-Versini are among the haul of North East nominees up for National Television Awards.
The DSM currently defines "unusual" sexual turn-ons as paraphilias.
IN the latest survey from the University of Stating the Obvious, a dating website has concluded the biggest turn-ons for women are money and success.
I've been sporting this look for the best part of 30 that'stypical Steve Groves A study had revealed that facial stubble and a geeky personality are the biggest turn-ons of the modern woman.
While archly posed against vividly colored digital wallpaper or time-lapsed clouds, whores, gigolos, pimps and johns parade their likes, dislikes, turn-offs and turn-ons with either exhibitionist glee or studied nonchalance.
On the site Marbeck, who uses the working name Noelle, says her turn-ons are "outdoor sex, the beach and massage" and that her fantasy is to meet a "passionate sex god".
The show is currently filming on location in Yorkshire and programme makers say it examines why turn-ons for some people leave others feeling cold, through the eyes of couples who have sought sex therapy.
Question: What are Stan's biggest turn-ons and turn-offs?