AQA A2 Psychology Unit 3 - Gender - Bio social approach

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1. How this theory not deterministic?

  • As it takes into account all factors that determine gender both nature and nurture
  • As it takes into account both the biological and social factors
  • As it takes into account both the cognitive and biological factors
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2. Who looked at the case of Mr Blackwell and what was found?

  • Goldwyn - Even though his brain was chemically female, he believed he was a boy due to socialisation
  • Goldwyn - His brain was chemically female so was re-socialised to be female
  • Money & Erdhardt - Socialisation has a greater effect on gender than biology

3. Who supported Money & Erdhardt's claim that a child can change sex without any psychological harm?

  • Mazur et al - 5 Individuals Genetically male, but raised as females - even though acted slightly male still well ajusted
  • Mazur et al - 4 individuals Genetically male, but raised female - Had male behaviour but still well ajusted
  • Mckillip et al - 5 Individuals Genetically female but raised males - Well adjusted just with female tendences

4. Who first looked at the bio social approach?

  • Downes and Rock
  • Leighton et al
  • Money and Erdhardt
  • Reiss et al

5. In which case was Nature stronger than Nurture? (Money 1974)

  • John/ Joan - Even though socialised as a girl and then re-socialised as a male = Psychological harm caused suicide
  • John/Jenny - Even though socialised as a Male and then re-socialised as a male still had psychological harm

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