Exam 1--Study Guide(REvised) (1)

Exam 1--Study Guide(REvised) (1) - Psychology of Women...

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Psychology of Women Study Guide-Exam 1 Spring 2010 In General: You should refer to the readings. If you just study my lecture notes, you won’t know ALL aspects of concepts! Also, I may pull from examples of videos/clips used in class! Important Concepts/Definitions to Know: Historical origins of Psychology of Women Understand gender vs. sex distinctions Social constructions of gender Potential ways bias may emerge in research on women Ways gender may vary by context (e.g., “3 genders”) Similarities vs. Differences Approach (alpha vs. beta bias) Feminist Approaches (see lecture slides) Specific Theoretical Approaches to Psychology of Women (know main tenets of each theory and limitations; KNOW EXAMPLES! ): 1. Psychoanalytic 2. Sociobiology/Evolutionary 3. Social Learning 4. Cognitive Developmental 5. Gender Schema Gender stereotypes (e.g., why we have them; downside; social categorization theory) 1. Components of Gender Stereotypes Gender stereotypes
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