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CHAPTER 11: Gender Stereotypes
[Video About reverse Gender Stereotypes at the Gym]
Typical Gender Differences
Agentic : Male
Artistic: Individual Women
Understanding: Women are supposed to be understanding.
Leader: Automatically think of men
Competitive: Sort of goes with male
Abstract thinking: Male
Verbal Reasoning: Female
Problem Solving: Male
Large Gender Differences
Physical attributes: Men are more muscular and generally larger than women.
Occupational: Men tend to work in more thinking/ technical things, and sports.
Women tend to work in more social environments.
Certain Types of Knowledge: Men are better with technical things and sports.
Sexual Behaviour: Men masturbate more, number of partners in life, and opinions towards
Tender-Mindedness (-): Facet of agreeableness; women score less.
Some times of aggression: There are large differences between women and men.
Medium Gender Differences
Aggression (peer, self, physical)
Women show more affection
Women show more agreeableness
Women tend to conform more
Science knowledge [More male]
Women have higher emotional stability
Women have a higher desire for ambition, and status in a mate
Men have a desire for a more attractive mate. Nicolas Jeganathan 998878335
Self Esteem (over 23): Men are higher on Self-Esteem before 23, after 23 it evens out
Extraversion: Activity and Gregariousness
Openness: Idea Generation
Occupations: Idea-Data Dimensions
Guilt, Pride, and Anger are SLIGHTLY more common in males.
Knowledge [lit, business, arts] very little difference between men and women
Gender Differences in “the Big Five”
No Gender Gender Possible Gender Differences
In Neuroticism Extraversion: Extraversion; overall.
and Assertiveness Neuroticism; anxiety.
Impulsiveness Agreeablenes Agreeableness; trust.
Extraversion; s: Tender- Conscientiousness overall
Gregariousness mindedness and order of
Openness; Neuroticism conscientiousness.
involving ideas Sexuality
Depends on type, measurement, situation
Men are more aggressive when it comes to physical and verbal aggression.
Girls; more relational and indirect aggression into adolescence, more.
No differences when THEY are being attacked, insulted, (-) evaluated
Men are more aggressive in response to frustration
Men typically take more risks that women [in terms of pain, intellect, and physical skill risks, when
statistically it’s not going to work out as well]
But it vari