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Human sexual response and arousal is the body's response to sexual stimulation. This response takes place over a four-phase cycle. The phases of the cycle are as follows:
This model of sexual response and arousal was formulated by Masters and Johnson. It has been criticized for its focus on soley physiological factors. Other models exist including one focusing on "incentive based arousal" and one by Rosemanry Basson that is circular and credited as being more reflected of the female arousal experience.