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Sadhia Malik Gender schema theory

Describe and evaluate gender schema theory (8 + 16 Marks)
A schema is a mental representation of an aspect of the world often relating to past experiences.
Gender schema is the 2nd psychological approach which explains gender development; this theory
emphasises the role of a…

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Sadhia Malik Gender schema theory

There is another research support for gender preferences by Archer (1981), he also showed that
boys have stronger earlier preferences for male activities, more avoidant to opposite sex and
associations to it. Girls are again described as more flexible concepts, but although both Kuhn et…


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