Lecture 15 - Sex, Gender & Personality W11

Redictedtodifferwherepeoplearerecurrentlyfaced

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Unformatted text preview: ifferentiated socialization practices Theories of Sex Differences Social Role Theory Sex differences due to men & women being distributed into different occupational / family roles Criticisms No account of origin of sex­differentiated roles Theories of Sex Differences Hormonal Sex differences in testosterone linked with traditional sex differences in behaviors Criticisms Hormone­behaviour link is bi­directional No account of origins of hormonal differences Theories of Sex Differences Evolution Criticisms Sexes predicted to differ where people are recurrently faced with different adaptive problems No clear accounting of individual & within­sex differences Sex Differences: Integrated Theory Soci...
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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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