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Unformatted text preview: fraternal twins of the same sex • Adoption studies o A method of testing nature and nurture by comparing twins and other siblings reared together with those separated by adoption THE NATURE AND NURTURE OF… • Gender roles o Sex-typed behaviors promoted by social learning • Gender schemas o A network of beliefs about what it means to be male or female that influence the way we perceive ourselves and others • Sexual orientation o One’s preference for members of the same sex (homosexuality), the opposite sex (heterosexuality), or both sexes (bisexuality)...
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This note was uploaded on 04/04/2008 for the course PSYCH 101 taught by Professor Brill during the Fall '07 term at Rutgers.
- Fall '07