Lecture 5 - Becoming Gendered-2 - Becoming Gendered Acquiring Gender Social learning theory Reinforcement punishment observation and imitation Gender

Lecture 5 - Becoming Gendered-2 - Becoming Gendered...

This preview shows page 1 - 3 out of 4 pages.

7/14/20131Becoming GenderedAcquiring GenderSocial learning theoryReinforcement, punishment, observation and imitationGender schema theoryDistinctions between gender lead children to pay attention to, Distinctions between gender lead children to pay attention to, remember, and use information about genderGender identityGender stabilityGender constancyInteractive modelExperiences influence choices in the futurePreference for SonsFirst born preference for sons in men and womenParents spend more time with first born sons than daughters (Keller & Zach, 2002)86% males prefer son if only one child; 42% womenCross-culturallySelective mortalitySex-selective abortionResources distributed to males more than females
7/14/20132Early BiasesRating infantsGirls – finer-featured, less strong, more delicate, more feminine than sonsMothers overestimated boys activity in new situation and underestimated girls activityEarly BiasesRatings of infants emotionality varies by

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture