Course_Packet_Gender_and_SPA1

Course_Packet_Gender_and_SPA1 - are far greater than...

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__________ are far greater than __________ between men and women Virtually identical on most all personality traits (generosity, helpfulness) Overall intelligence Food taste preference Religiosity
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In what psychological ways do men and women differ? Aggression Empathy and Interconnectedness Sexual attitudes and behavior
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Why are there differences? Difficult question Socialization And Learning Genetic differences Both? – Depends on what the difference is?
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Cultural Explanations – Social Role Theory Gender differences are based on male and female learning their “roles” People come to embody traits necessary for the role
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Cultural Explanations - Socialization Gender differences are learned Can be based on cultural level variables
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Genetic Explanation – Evolutionary Social Psychology Natural Selection When a gene __________ the likelihood reproduction, it tends to be passed on to the next generation When a gene __________ the likelihood of survival and reproduction it tends to be passed on to the next generation Occurs over thousands of years – _________ time
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Example of natural selection of psychological traits
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Key Points Processes are not conscious or calculated To the extent that people have the same evolutionary history, they should display the same biologically-inherited traits Men and women are basically the same EXCEPT where they have been faced with different adaptive situations
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Sexual Promiscuity Asymmetric parental investment
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