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Psyc 2500: Gender Differences, Parenting

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Department
Psychology
Course
PSYC 1001
Professor
Monique Senechal
Semester
Fall

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Developmental Psych Gender stereotypes differ between cultures ­  North American cultures think that they are aggressive, but Nigerians don't think this as much when do Children Develop Stereotypes ­ by age 3­4 children know 1/3 of the same stereotypes that adults have ­by age 5 they know 95% of the same stereotypes ­as they grow their opinions become more flexible (start with rigid mental models which then  become more abstract­Piaget 2. differences related to gender intellectual abilities and achievement ­there are differences in reading ability and spatial ability between males and females ­boys and girls, men and women behave differently when finding their way in an environment.  women tend to use landmarks and men tend to use markers. This makes sense because women are  better at spatial memory than men and men are better at spatial relations and rotations, this is why it  is easier for them to use street names. ­ overall, men are better at spatial relations Evaluating Gender differences ­ boys tend to be more aggressive than girls ­ girls tend to be aggressive in different ways, through exclusion or ignoring those they don't like, ­little girls tend to be more empathetic than boys ­ girls tend to be more compliant in a group setting than boys. ­ little girls tend to buy into messages more 
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