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Reading review question answers for Cognition Powell- Teenage Brain Myelin and mylination Synaptic pruning- elimination of over abundant nerve cells 1. It undergoes a major remodeling that may be responsible for their risk taking, seeking of new explanations, and failure to restrain inappropriate responses. 2. 5-20 years; grey matter thickens in childhood then goes from back to front in adolesance; girl faster progression; fuel conventional idea that girls mature faster 3. Faster retrieval of information; wisdom 4. Is associated with the integration of the frontal region with other areas of the brain peaks around age 50 or late middle age; enables you to leave your village and find your mate; shifting the way that we approached troubled kids Hyde- Gender Similarities Meta-analysis-a stat. Method that allows the researcher to synthesize finding from numerous studies of the same question Effect size-measures magnitude of the gender difference Gender similarities hypo- that men and women are similar on most but not all psychological variables Social structural theory- the idea that a societies division of labor drives all other gender forces in behavior (gender differences are created by social structure) Intersectionality of gender and ethnicity- gender differences and similarities are expected
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