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Gender Schema Theory

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03:21 Gender Schema Theory Riddle about boy in accident difficult to figure out because goes against out gender schemas – most of us have gender schema that links man and surgeon Schema : general knowledge framework that a person has about a particular topic; Our perception and memory of information are a result of an interaction of incoming information with our preexisting schema o We may not accurately perceive a situation because what we previously know, our schemas, filter what we are perceiving. o Ex: restaurant schema: falsely assume menu was given o Ex: eye witness testimony: If we witness a crime that’s inconsistent with our schema, we probably wont remember correctly, or then perceive it differently to match the schemas Gender schema : a person’s general knowledge framework about gender; it processes and organizes information on the basis of gender-linked associations Gender schemas are closely linked to our self-concept o
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