Studies In The Psychology Of Sex by Havelock Ellis, Vol. IV

STUDIES IN THE PSYCHOLOGY OF SEX: Sexual Selection In Man, Touch, Smell,  Hearing, Vision by HAVELOCK ELLIS – volume IV (PDF) 

Contents

SEXUAL SELECTION IN MAN

  • The External Sensory Stimuli Affecting Selection in Man

TOUCH

  • The Primitive Character of the Skin
  • Ticklishness
  • The Secondary Sexual Skin Centres
  • The Bath

SMELL

  • The Primitiveness of Smell
  • Rise of the Study of Olfaction
  • The Specific Body Odors of Various Peoples
  • The Influence of Perfumes
  • The Evil Effects of Excessive Olfactory Stimulation
  • The Place of Smell in Human Sexual Selections

HEARING

  • The Physiological Basis of Rhythm
  • Why the Influence of Music in Human Sexual Selection is Comparatively Small

VISION

  • Primacy of Vision in Man
  • Beauty to Some Extent Consists Primitively in an Exaggeration of the Sexual Characters
  • Beauty Not the Sole Element in the Sexual Appeal of Vision
  • The Alleged Charm of Disparity in Sexual Attraction
  • Summary of the Conclusions at Present Attainable in Regard to the Nature of Beauty and its Relation to Sexual Selection

Language: English
Format: PDF
Pages: 285
Size: 1 mb

STUDIES IN THE PSYCHOLOGY OF SEX, volume IV (PDF) 

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