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Sex, Gender, & Personality April 15, 2010 Chapter 16
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Definitions Sex -Biological gender - social interpretation of what is means to be man/woman may change over time gender stereotypes - beliefs about how men & women differ in contrast to what the actual differences are
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Studying sex differences controversial support political agendas/ status quo may merely reflect gender stereotypes rather than real differences may reflect biases of scientists conflict with ideas of egalitarianism
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Effect sizes Effect sizes: objective assessment of differences Effect size (d) d = .20 = small d = .50 = medium d = .80 = large
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Temperament Sex differences in Temperament in children inhibitory control = d = -.41 perceptual sensitivity = d = -.38 Surgency/extraversion = d = .38 men score moderately higher on aggressiveness ( d = .50)
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Extraversion = d = .38 Agreeableness = women more trusting (D = -.25) conscientiousness = (d = -.13) emotional stability = women higher on
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This note was uploaded on 12/14/2011 for the course ECON 10012 taught by Professor My during the Spring '11 term at Kent State.

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