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Chapter10section03 - Sexuality and Gender Chapter 10 LO...

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Sexuality and Gender Chapter 10
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Gender Gender - the psychological aspects of being male or female. Gender roles - the culture’s expectations for masculine or feminine behavior, including attitudes, actions, and personality traits associated with being male or female in that culture. Gender identity - the individual’s sense of being male or female. LO 10.2 Gender Menu
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Biology and Learning Influences on Gender Biological influences - hormones and chromosomes Environmental influences - parenting, surroundings, and culture on the formation of gender identity. LO 10.3 Influence of biology and learning on gender development Menu
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Social learning theory - gender identity is formed through reinforcement of appropriate gender behavior as well as imitation of gender models. Gender schema theory - theory of gender identity acquisition in which a child develops a mental pattern, or schema, for being male or female and then organizes observed and learned behavior around that schema. LO 10.4
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