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Psy%20239%20Syllabus%20Fall%202010 - THE PSYCHOLOGY OF...

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THE PSYCHOLOGY OF WOMEN PSY 239 Fall, 2010 Professor : Janice R. Kelly Office : 2164 Psychology Building Phone : 49-49474; E-mail: [email protected] Hours : TTh 10:30-11:30 or by appointment T.A. : Kaleigh Sands Office : 2168 Psychology Building E-mail : [email protected] Hours : W 10-12 and by appointment T.A. : Sara Branch Office : 2188 Psychology Building E-mail : [email protected] Hours : M 12-1 and by appointment T.A. : Jill Lybarger Office : 2182 Psychology Building E-mail : [email protected] Hours : T 1-2 and by appointment Class Schedule: Where: FRNY G140 When: Tues/Thurs 9-10:15 All lectures will be recorded, and will be available for students who miss a class or who would like to review a lecture. They can be downloaded at http://www.itap.purdue.edu/tlt/BoilerCast/ Class Blackboard/Vista Website: The syllabus for the course, lecture notes, and course announcements will be available via the Purdue University Blackboard site at: https://blackboard.purdue.edu/webct/logonDisplay.dowebct Text: Matlin, M. W. (2008). The psychology of women (6 th ed.). Belmont, CA: Wadsworth/Thompson. All reading assignments are due prior to the scheduled lecture topic. Course Description:
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This course introduces students to the scientific literature on gender and the psychology of women as approached from the perspective of a social scientist. One emphasis is on gender stereotypes vs. sex differences in abilities, personality, and social behavior and the possible causes of such sex differences. The implications of gender roles for the behavior of women will be spelled out through detailed study of social behaviors such as achievement, aggression, and social power. Applied research on topics such as work, sexual harassment, and rape will be reviewed, as well as basic research. Women's close relationships will be considered, especially within traditional and nontraditional families. The format for the class is mixed and includes lecture, guest lectures, and movies/videotapes. Attendance in class is mandatory .
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