AQA A2 Psychology Unit 3 - Gender - Evolutionary Explainations

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1. Why can the evolutionary theory not be generalised?

  • Cannot explain social and biological factors
  • Research is only through observation
  • Research is through case studies only
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2. How does the Kalahari Desert Sans People support Morris claim?

  • No difference in gender roles
  • Women - Gather, Males - Hunt
  • Women - Hunt, Males - Gather

3. What does Andersson 1997 look at with Males aggression and it's link to evolution?

  • Males need to be strong to be able to hunt
  • Males have a hunt, protect and competition lifestyle - They need size and strength
  • Males need to be intelligent to outwit their opponents in competition

4. What does Shields state about how different genders evolve?

  • They evolve differently in order to survive
  • They evolve to take on their different gender roles

5. How does Holloway link Anderssons theory of size and strength to Animals?

  • Males chimps are 1.3x bigger than females
  • Male chimps are 3x bigger than females
  • Female chimps are 2x bigger than males


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