Chapter 7: Communication
- Both boys and girls develop a strong preference to play with members of the same sex.
The same-sex preference appears first among girls but becomes stronger among boys.
Same-sex play is more gender stereotyped than mixed sex p
Chapter 1: Introduction
- Sex: refers to the biological categories of female and male, categories distinguished by genes,
chromosomes, and hormones. Culture has no influence on ones sex
Sex role really does not make sense because it confuses a biological
Chapter 3: Gender Role Attitudes
- Ones attitudes toward gender can be classified as traditional, egalitarian, or transitional.
Although gender-role attitudes have become less traditional over time, most people fit
into the transitional category, not ful
Chapter 6: Achievement
- People who have a fear of success are capable of high achievement but associate negative
consequences with achievement.
The basic concern is that achievement is inconsistent with the female gender role.
Females are concerned that
Chapter 4: Sex-Related Comparisons: Observations
- Men and women are more similar than different
The first comprehensive review of sex differences was published by Maccoby and Jacklin
and revealed that there were sex differences in only four domains: ver
Chapter 5: Sex-Related Comparisons: Theory
- Twin and adoption studies conclude that genes play a role in sex differences in cognition and
social behavior as well as gender-related behavior, but that role is far from 100%.
The strongest evidence for link
Chapter 2: Methods and History of Gender Research
- The scientific method rests on empiricism, and a key determinant of whether a theory is
scientific is whether it is falsifiable
The key feature of the experimental method is random assignment, which hel
Exam and answers
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1 Which of the following is FALSE about Stage 4 sleep?
Dostoevsky and Psychology
"A sick man's dreams are often extraordinarily distinct and vivid and extremely life-like. A
scene may be composed of the most unnatural and incongruous elements, but the
setting and presentation are so plausible, the details so
New images for women
The unconscious mind of man, according to the psychologist Carl Jung, consists of
layers. Jung recognizes two basic layers in the unconscious mind: the personal
unconscious, a superficial layer whose contents are derived from present
Chapter 8: Friendship
- The primary difference in the nature of mens and womens friendships is that an activity is the
focus of mens interactions and conversation is the focus of womens interactions. This
difference first appears during childhood and then