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Unformatted text preview: se Gravitate toward jobs that enhance inequalities How Are Males and Females Alike and Different? Social Dominance Men are socially dominant Women’s wages in industrial countries average 77 percent of men’s Men tend to be more autocratic; women more democratic Men take more risks How Are Males and Females Alike and Different? Aggression Physical or verbal behavior intended to hurt someone In the U.S., the arrest ratio of male to female is 9 to 1 When provocation occurs the gender gap shrinks Women are slightly more likely to commit indirect aggressive acts Spreading malicious gossip How Are Males and Females Alike and Different? Sexuality Men: More often think about and initiate sex Women: Are more inspired by emotional passion EvoluCon and Gender: Doing What Comes Naturally? Gender and Mating Preferences Men seek out quantity Spreading genes widely Women seek out quality Protecting and nurturing of offspring EvoluCon and...
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This note was uploaded on 02/03/2014 for the course PSY 331 taught by Professor N/a during the Spring '06 term at SUNY Buffalo.

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