PSYC 2314 Chapter 12 Quiz

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According to the concept of androgyny shift,
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during midlife people begin to adopt some the gender traits associated with the opposite sex
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Which of the following is true regarding children’s knowledge of sex and reproduction
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Children’s level of understanding is linked to their cognitive development
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Regarding sexuality during old age
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sexual activity is most common when a person is married (versus divorced)
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\”agency\” is defined as the
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central aspect of the masculine gender role
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Which is true regarding common gender stereotypes
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there is consistent research support for the fact that males are more aggressive than females
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with regard to children’s views of gender stereotypes, research has indicated that
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5 year olds are more upset by violations of gender role stereotypes than are 9 year olds
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Gender intensification appears to be driven by
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hormonal changes at puberty and peer pressure to conform to gender roles
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while charlotte is growing up she is socialized into believing that a woman should stay home and take care of the children while men go off to work and bring home the bacon. this message best reflects what your text refers to as a
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gender role norm
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according to psychoanalytic theory gender role development occurs primarily as a result of
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children patterning themselves after their same sex parents
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which would best fit with the theory that differential treatment by parents negatively influences math skills in the child through the creation of self fulfilling prophecy
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parents attribute their daughter’s math success to hard work not skill and the daughter becomes convinced that she is no good at math
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RuPaul has just come to realize that when a boy dresses like a girl they do not actually become a girl. In cognitive developmental theory, RuPaul appears to have just acquired
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gender consistency
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what can we conclude about psychological differences between the sexes
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males females are far more similar than different
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the social role hypothesis predicts that
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gender differences vary from culture to culture depending on the roles men and women hold in each society
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the basic premise of gender schema theory is that children actively seek objects and or activities that
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match their own sex schemata
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when discussing sex with his buddies, her, says \”the key is to understand that normal guys want and need sex, whereas girls who want sex are immoral and corrupt\” Hef’s comments best exemplify the concept of
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the double standard

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