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sex and gender differences


Lecture number:
1
Pages:
2
Type:
Lecture Note
School:
University of Alabama
Course:
Py 371 - Psychology of Gender

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PY 371 Lecture 1 Outline of Last Lecture I Sex vs Gender Outline of Current Lecture II Sex vs Gender III Gender roles IV Masculinity and femininity Current Lecture Sex Vs Gender sex refers to biological categories of male and female features such as genes chromosomes hormones relatively stable not easily changed gender refers to social categories of male and female psychological features and role attributes more fluid category influenced by society culture time Gender roles role social position accompanied by a set of norms or expectations gender role expectations that accompany being male or female expect men to be strong not to show emotions Masculine expect women to be caring emotionally expressive Feminine Masculinity and Femininity Masculinity traits behaviors interests assigned by society to male gender role These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor s lecture GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes not as a substitute self confidence watching sports Femininity traits behaviors interests assigned to the female gender role emotional helping others



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