Sexual suggestiveness

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Sexual suggestiveness is visual, verbal, written or behavioral material or action with sexual undertones implying sexual intent in order to provoke sexual arousal.wikipedia
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Sexual arousal

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Sexual suggestiveness is visual, verbal, written or behavioral material or action with sexual undertones implying sexual intent in order to provoke sexual arousal.

Promiscuity

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For example, in British culture, it is normal for a woman to wear shorts and bare her legs on a hot, sunny day, but a woman with naked flesh on show would be considered promiscuous in certain cultures around the world.

Breast

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For the majority of the 20th century in western culture, it was considered vulgar for women to have their sexual ornaments (breasts) fully on show; in more modern times, this may not be a deviation from the norm.

Evolution

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In evolutionary terms, sexual suggestiveness is a mode from which sexual mates are gained.

Sexting

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Displays of sexual suggestiveness include things such as; women in swimsuit adverts, sexually-themed music or music with a strong beat meant for dancing, sexting, erotic lingerie or "wolf whistling".

Lingerie

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Displays of sexual suggestiveness include things such as; women in swimsuit adverts, sexually-themed music or music with a strong beat meant for dancing, sexting, erotic lingerie or "wolf whistling".

Wolf-whistling

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Displays of sexual suggestiveness include things such as; women in swimsuit adverts, sexually-themed music or music with a strong beat meant for dancing, sexting, erotic lingerie or "wolf whistling".

Taboo

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Sexual suggestiveness may also involve nudity, or the exposure of the nipples, genitals, buttocks or other taboo areas of the body.

Sexual partner

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From an evolutionary point of view, sexual suggestiveness evolved in order to aid in securing a sexual partner or mate.

Flirting

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Sexually suggestive behaviors include things such as "showing more skin" and flirting.

Menstrual cycle

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Unbeknownst to the individual, factors such as the menstrual cycle, voice pitch and rate of money spending can all have an effect on sexual success and sexually suggestive behavior.

Ovulation

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For example, when females were in the work place and ovulating they were more likely to engage in sexually suggestive behaviors e.g. showing more skin; further, females who work as lap dancers earn more money when they are in the ovulating stage.

Sex in advertising

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The idea that sex sells is evident in many aspects of daily modern life particularly within social media and film where female sexual ornaments are a focal point.

Sexualization

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This has a knock on effect on people’s sexualization and sexual behavior.

Human sexual activity

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This has a knock on effect on people’s sexualization and sexual behavior.

Puberty

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On average, females become pubescent earlier in their development if they have been exposed to sexual content or sexual behavior.

Sexual selection

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Therefore, the ability to use sexual suggestiveness effectively is a trait that is part of sexual selection. Most psychologists agree that this physical display of sexuality is due to evolutionary reasons and that girls develop their sexuality (e.g. behaving sexually suggestively) at an earlier age in order to sexually compete with other women and in order successfully reproduce. Evolutionary psychology explains that this misinterpretation is the result of sexual selection.

Reproductive success

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Most psychologists agree that this physical display of sexuality is due to evolutionary reasons and that girls develop their sexuality (e.g. behaving sexually suggestively) at an earlier age in order to sexually compete with other women and in order successfully reproduce. The hypothesis of rape as an adaption states that the rape of reproductive-age females was favoured by direct selection in order to increase the chance of reproductive success.

Harassment

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Misconstruing people’s behaviour can have disastrous consequences, contributing to harassment and rape culture.

Rape culture

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Misconstruing people’s behaviour can have disastrous consequences, contributing to harassment and rape culture.

Evolutionary psychology

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Evolutionary psychology explains that this misinterpretation is the result of sexual selection.

Biological ornament

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Men perceive sexually suggestive behavior and other sexual cues, including biological ornaments, as signs of reproductive ability and willingness.

Hypothesis

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The hypothesis of rape as an adaption states that the rape of reproductive-age females was favoured by direct selection in order to increase the chance of reproductive success.

Rape

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The hypothesis of rape as an adaption states that the rape of reproductive-age females was favoured by direct selection in order to increase the chance of reproductive success.