10709differences

10709differences - quo Women scientists earn 25% less Less...

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Psych 107 Gender Differences Difference tradition Examining difference Effects of explanations Gender development Moral reasoning
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Difference tradition Are we opposite sexes? On each continuum more male = more  valued Differences Tradition Makes differences appear dichotomous Focuses on genetic explanations Deemphasizes variability
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Examining difference Use meta-analyses Look at moderator variables (interactions) Girls and math What variables explain b/t group differences? What factors influence measurement? What factors influence performance? What factors influence explanations? What is the role of stereotype threat? What are the implications of under-prediction?
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Effects of explanations Explanations change to protect status 
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Unformatted text preview: quo Women scientists earn 25% less Less likely to gain awards Less likely to gain entry into institutions with influence Gender development Chodorow suggests that boys learn to distance themselves from mom Girls see selves as extensions of mom Girls become caretakers like mom Moral reasoning Kohlberg saw women as less advanced in their moral reasoning Women less likely to use abstract reasoning (eg principle of justice) Gilligan found women consider relationships in making decisions Womens voice as ethic of care Should all people be more like women? Should differences be emphasized?...
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