137cCH4 - CH. 4 Sex: male or female, biologically speaking;...

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CH. 4 Sex : male or female, biologically speaking; fixed Gender : a person’s nonbiological &nonphysiological attributes, characteristics, & behaviors that are viewed as masculine or feminine (e.g. clothing, behavior, etc); fluid Primary sex characteristics : different chromosomes, sex hormones, internal or external genitalia that are needed to accomplish sexual reproduction Secondary sex characteristics : develop later & serve to distinguish the 2 sexes anatomically to facilitate courtship & mate selection; for females- breasts, finer skin, more subcutaneous fat; for males- facial hair, deep voice, greater musculature Tertiary sex characteristics : social behaviors that men & women typically learn & the situations in which they’re permitted to display them Women’s sexual orientation doesn’t appear as closely tied to their patterns of physiological arousal as does men’s. Meta-analyses : quantitative summaries D statistic : an average produced by averaging series from many studies used to provide a more reliable estimate comparing the 2 variables you’re studying the farther d is from 0, the more confident we are that these differences are meaningful negative d values, in this instance, indicate that females score higher than males on the
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This note was uploaded on 06/30/2010 for the course PSYCH 129B taught by Professor Kupper during the Spring '07 term at UCLA.

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137cCH4 - CH. 4 Sex: male or female, biologically speaking;...

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