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Psychology of Women

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PSYC 3480 Chapter Notes - Chapter 3: Implicit-Association Test, Bechdel Test, Social Identity Theory

Stereotypes - Eg. Associate America with word white Gender Stereotypes - Eg. Men less likely to ask for directions than women Prejudice - Can be negative or positive reaction - Eg. Chris ...

Psychology
PSYC 3480
Laura Ball
PSYC 3480 Chapter Notes - Chapter 5: Postpartum Depression, Progestin, Fetus

Pregnancy, Childbirth and Motherhood In this chapter, youll see many examples of Theme 4, that women vary widely from one another. Still, the topic of pregnancy is almost invisible in North American psychology journals....

Psychology
PSYC 3480
Laura Ball
PSYC 3480 Chapter Notes - Chapter 4: Observational Learning, Menstrual Cycle, Performativity

Infancy and Adolescence Gender Typing: - Process that includes how children acquire their knowledge about gender and how they develop their gender-related personality characteristics, preferences, skill...

Psychology
PSYC 3480
Laura Ball
PSYC 3480 Chapter Notes - Chapter 2: Mental Rotation, Reading Disability, Relational Aggression

Gender Comparisons Cautions About Research on Gender Comparisons: - a variety of biases can have a powerful effect when psychologists conduct research about either women or gender comparisons. In additi...

Psychology
PSYC 3480
Laura Ball
PSYC 3480 Chapter Notes - Chapter 1: Statistical Significance, Confounding, Operational Definition

Introduction Biases in Research: Formulating Hypothesis - Formulating the Hypothesis Researchers are often strongly committed to a certain psychological theory. If this theory is biased against women, ...

Psychology
PSYC 3480
Laura Ball
PSYC 3480 Chapter Notes - Chapter 11: American Psychological Association, Disability Studies, Basement

Chapter 11: Women and Physical Health Section 2: Women with Disabilities Background Information on Disability Disability refers to a physical or mental impairment that limits a persons ability to perform a major life activ...

Psychology
PSYC 3480
Erin Ross
PSYC 3480 Chapter Notes - Chapter 10-11: Chronic Condition, Coronary Artery Disease, Gender Role

Thursday, March 29, 2018 Women + Physical Health Health Psychology Health Psychology: interdisciplinary area in psychology that focuses on the causes of illness, the treatment of illness, illness prevention + health improv...

Psychology
PSYC 3480
Noreen Stuckless
PSYC 3480 Chapter Notes - Chapter 7: Temporary Assistance For Needy Families, Heterosexism, Placenta

Sunday, March 25, 2018 Women And Work Factors In Womens Employment Working Women: 1) Employed Women = work for money (salary or selfemployed) 2) Nonemployed Women = not paid for their work (work at homevolunteer) Larger pe...

Psychology
PSYC 3480
Noreen Stuckless
PSYC 3480 Chapter Notes - Chapter 5: Y Chromosome, Xyy Syndrome

Monday, January 29, 2018 Gender Dierences + Similarities In Perceptual + Cognitive Abilities Evidence based on biological explanations (nature or nurture), social explanations (learning), some interactions Certain cognitiv...

Psychology
PSYC 3480
Noreen Stuckless
PSYC 3480 Chapter Notes - Chapter 2: Intersectionality, Heterosexism, Prejudice

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 Gender Stereotypes + Gender Biases Stereotypes: beliefsassumptions that we associate with particular groups of people Gender Stereotypes: beliefs that we associate with femalesmales Prejudice: e...

Psychology
PSYC 3480
Noreen Stuckless
PSYC 3480 Chapter Notes - Chapter 1: Radical Feminism, Liberal Feminism, Heterosexism

Chapter 1 The Introduction Central Concepts in the Psychology of Women: Sex and Gender: Sex is a relatively narrow term that typically refers only to those inborn biological characteristics relating to reproduction, such a...

Psychology
PSYC 3480
Erin Ross
PSYC 3480 Chapter Notes - Chapter 14: Women Grow, Vaginal Lubrication, Sandwich Generation

Chapter 14: Women and Older Adulthood Believed that middle age starts at around 40 years old and old age starts around 60- 65; research scarce for older women; average lifespan for woman in NA is around 80 ye...

Psychology
PSYC 3480
Noreen Stuckless
PSYC 3480 Chapter Notes - Chapter 11: Hysterectomy, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, Binge Drinking

Chapter 11: Women and Physical Health Health psychology an interdisciplinary area in psychology that focuses on the causes of illness, the treatment of illness, illness prevention, and health improvement Why are health iss...

Psychology
PSYC 3480
Noreen Stuckless
PSYC 3480 Chapter Notes - Chapter 10: Breast Milk, Infertility, Natural Childbirth

Chapter 10: Pregnancy, Childbirth, and Motherhood A. PREGNANCY The biology of pregnancy (what are the major biological components of pregnancy?): o When egg is 6 days old it will plant self in uterus lining; if does not pl...

Psychology
PSYC 3480
Noreen Stuckless
PSYC 3480 Chapter Notes - Chapter 7: Heterosexism, Dental Hygienist, Reverse Discrimination

Chapter 7 Women and Work Pgs. 207243 In US = women earn 77 of what men making in year Workrelated skills characteristics for men and women have small differences but are treated very differently A. BACKGROUND FACTORS RELAT...

Psychology
PSYC 3480
Noreen Stuckless

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