Lecture 15 - Sex, Gender & Personality W11

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Unformatted text preview: Neuroticism Men & women similar on impulsiveness (d=.06) Women higher on anxiety/sadness (d = ­.28) Sex Differences: Emotions Positive Emotions & Negative Emotions Women higher in frequency/intensity in both Positive (esp. joy, affection) & Negative (esp. sadness, fear) Sex Differences: Other Personality Factors Self­esteem Overall, males score higher (d = .21) Sexuality & Mating Men higher: ­Interest in both casual sex & having more lifetime sex partners ­Sexual aggression – but other personality traits play a role here (hostility, low empathy & narcissism) Sex Differences: Depression in Men VIDEO: Eric Sex Diffe...
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This note was uploaded on 11/26/2012 for the course PSYC 2740 taught by Professor Lewis during the Spring '12 term at University of Guelph.

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