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Department
Psychology
Course
PS275
Professor
Sonja Brubacher
Semester
Winter

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Gender Roles -Gender Role Standards -behaviour, value, or motive a society considers more appropriate for a specific sex -expressive role -instrumental role -Gender Typing -process by which children acquire gender roles Sex Differences -Small but reliable differences between sexes -Verbal ability -Visual/Spatial Abilities -Biological causes -recessive gene on X chromosome -prenatal exposure to hormones -differences in vestibular systems* Interactional models (nature + nurture) -Mathematical ability -Aggression -Overt vs. Covert -if throughout childhood, females aren’t pushed toward mathematics, could be reason why these differences come out -males are more aggressive overtly, but females are more aggres
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