Library Research Assignment 2 - Cordeiro1 Samuel A....

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Cordeiro 1 Samuel A. Cordeiro PSY 101-09H Prof. Kershaw December 3, 2008 Library Research Assignment 2 Part 1 1. Keyword I am using is superego. 2. On PsycINFO, I typed superego in the search box. In order to narrow the results to what I am looking for, on the right I changed the date reference to 2000 to 2008. Also on the right, I checked References Available and then I clicked Update Results . After that step, on the left of the website, under Source Type, I clicked on Peer Reviewed Journals. After that step, on the left of the website, under Subject, I clicked on superego . Also, on the left, under Age, I clicked on Adulthood. After following these steps, I have narrowed my results to a much smaller amount. 3. The article I chose: a. Authors - Tangney, June Price, Dearing, Ronda L., b. Title of Article - GENDER DIFFERENCES IN MORALITY. c. Journal information - American Psychological Association , 2002. XXIX, 297 pp. d. Abstract - Examined gender differences in morality from a Freudian perspective. We summarized evidence from several literatures refuting Freud's notion that women have a weaker, less internalized sense of morality than men because of defects in the formation of the superego . Empirical studies (of children, adolescents, and adults), however, indicate that females experiences more, not less, shame and guilt in response to failures and transgressions. Moreover, research shows that females are more empathetic than males, whereas males engage in more aggressive, antisocial behavior. Women do not appear to have a quantitatively inferior, underdeveloped level of morality. The data favor the feminine superego --albeit with generally modest effect sizes. We also considered the possibility of gender differences in the qualitative nature of superego . Do men and women process moral issues from the same perspective, using similar
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