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By Sigmund Freud

Title note: unique identify Das Unbehagen in der Kultur
Publish yr note: First released in 1930

"Civilization overcomes the harmful aggressivity of the person, via weakening him, disarming him, and developing an inner authority to observe over him, like a garrison in a conquered town"

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Copulatory Behavior The repertoire of behaviors that produce the copulatory sequence in rodents consists of a number of highly stereotyped behavior patterns. After a short sequence of courtship activity involving mutual anogenital sniffing, the male approaches the receptive female from behind and begins mounting. Although intromission (insertion of the penis into the vaginal area) is not usually obtained on the initial mounting sequence, it soon follows after a series of priming mounts by the male.

Two seminal papers laid the groundwork for almost all investigations that followed in the area of hormonal organization of copulatory behavior. The first, by Phoenix, Goy, Gerall, and Young (1959), examined the sexual responses of female guinea pigs that were administered testosterone propionate (a long-acting androgen) during prenatal life. When ovariectomized and administered testosterone in adulthood, these females exhibited copulatory behavior identical to that of normal males. Phoenix et. al.

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