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History of Gender Psychology

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History of Gender Psychology Late 1800s to 1930s Psychology was just becoming a discipline- separating itself from other studies like sociology or philosophy Vassar- first womans college (1865) Field relatively open to female graduates Women gained the right to vote (1920) Women were not really considered in research Not uncommon to use all male subjects Tended to assume women were stereotypic and deficient o Social Darwinists thought men were more evolved because they had to compete for women o Freud argued that sexual passivity in women was psychologically health Focus on Gender and Intellect Gender differences in brain size and structure Shifty- if brain size corresponded with intelligence then elephants would be the smartest animals on the planet IF controlled for weight and height then no difference Edward Clark published Sex and Education or a Fair Chance for Girls argued education reduced reproductive ability...
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