Gender Identity

Gender Identity - Gender Identity o Gender identity: the...

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Gender Identity o Gender identity: the extent to which you perceive yourself as masculine and feminine in characteristics o Androgyny: gender identity in which the individual rates him or herself as high in both masculine and feminine characteristics o In middle childhood boys identity with masculine traits and girls identify with feminine ones Girls are more likely to have androgynous identities Eleven year olds rated the same jobs as higher in prestige when they were performed by a man as opposed to a woman o During adolescence … Gender intensification: increased gender stereotyping of attitudes and behavior, and a movement toward a more traditional gender identity Which forms the basis for stereotypical gender roles – nature or nurture o The case for nature o The case for nurture How large are gender differences really? o How do we study gender differences? Meta-analysis: statistical technique that enable researchers to combine
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This note was uploaded on 11/27/2011 for the course PSYC 250 taught by Professor Okeke during the Fall '07 term at UNC.

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