Are gender differences due to biology or environment? Essentialist view-some biological factors make up male/female differences Biosocial view-biological factors play some roll but it is not the main determinent of behavioral differences Mi
Alissa Stein March 24, 2008 Chapter 9 assignment
Until the beginning of the 19th century, womens rights sized to exist. The constitution failed to include them, and there was little to no room for them outside of the kitchen. In 1920, women gained m
PSY 440-Test 2 Chapter 10
Language-system of communcation based on sounds that are combined to form words and sentences that represent experiences and carry meaning 3 typesspoken, written, and sign Receptive language-when infants selectively attend t
1. Which of the following examples does NOT assume that the sexes are
a) Tim isnt good at sports and is told he throws like a girl.
b) Harry argues that his daughter should wear dresses more so that people will not
think she is a boy.
c) Jane l
Masculinity & Femininity
FROM GENDER ROLES TO
Activities that men and women engage
with different frequencies
Defined by behaviors
Defined by beliefs and attitu