Chapter 4: Sex-Related Comparisons: Observations
Confirmatory hypothesis testing: recall information that confirms our stereotypes and disregard
information that disconfirms our stereotypes (most likely to do this when we have strong
expectations, when st
PSYC*3300: Week 1
Chapter 1: Introduction
-Sex is one of the first categories learned by children because a) sex is typically
considered to have only 2 categories b) the categories are mutually exclusive c) we are
immediately exposed to members of both ca
Chapter 2: Methods and History of Gender Research
-Lenore J. Weitzmans (1985) The Divorce Revolution: The Unexpected Social and
Economic Consequences for Women and Children in America showed that womens
standard of living drops 73% after divorce, whereas
Chapter 7: Communication
-1990: Deborah Tannen wrote You Just Dont Understand: Women and Men in
Conversation women and men have completely different styles of conversation, of
nonverbal communication, and of interacting with one another
-The book is large
The Study of Gender
- Are Men Boring?
- Are You Calling Us Boring?
- Are Gender Stereotypes Boring?
- ^ represents the battle between the sexes focus= whos more boring men or
Sabine Durrant says men have become dull
Neil Tweedie says
2- Researching Sex and Gender
- Does Gender Matter?
Ben Barres asked if gender matters as a response to remarks by Lawrence
o Summers was the president of Harvard Uni
o Summers said that womens progress in scientific careers has bee