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Chapter 13 Study Guide

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Department
Psychology
Course
PSYC 4176
Professor
All Professors
Semester
Winter

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Chapter13DevelopmentofSexDifferencesandGenderRolesSexisusedwhenreferringtodifferencebetweenmalesandfemalesGenderisusedwhendiscussinggeneticorenvironmentalinfluencesorbothGenderStereotypesarewidelyheldbeliefsaboutcharacteristicsdeemedappropriateformalesandfemalesGenderRolesarethereflectionofthesestereotypesineverydaybehaviorGenderIdentityistheprivatefaceofgenderItreferstoperceptionoftheselfasrelativelymasculineorfeminineincharacteristicsGenderTypingisabroadlyappliedtermwhichreferstoanyassociationofobjectsactivitiesrolesortraitswithbiologicalsexinwaysthatconformtoculturalstereotypesofgenderandthereforeencompassesallthegenderlinkedresponsesjustmentionedGenderStereotypesandGenderRolesInstrumentaltraitsreflectingcompetencerationalityandassertivenessregardedasmasculineExpressivetraitsemphasizingwarmthcaringandsensitivityviewedasfeminineInstrumentalexpressivedichotomyisawidelyheldstereotypearoundtheworldOthergenderstereotypesexistTheseincludephysicalcharacteristicstallstrongandsturdyformensoftdaintyandgracefulforwomenoccupationstruckdriverinsuranceagentandchemistformenelementaryschoolteachersecretaryandnurseforwomenandactivitiesofbehaviorsgoodatfixingthingsandleadersingroupformengoodatchildcareanddecoratingthehouseforwomenGenderstereotypesaredeeplyingrainedpatternsofthinking
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