AQA A2 Psychology Unit 3 - Gender - Gender Constancy Theory

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1. What type of behaviour do children ages 6 learn, and which stage do they learn it?

  • Gender Constancy, Gender appropriate behaviour
  • Gender Stability, Right from wrong
  • Gender Identity, Anti-social behaviour
  • Gender Stability, Gender appropriate behaviour
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2. How does Slaby and Frey support this theory?

  • Children pay attention to their own same sex role model after constancy reached
  • Children pay attention to the opposite sex to see what not to do in the gender stability stage
  • Children pay attention to their own same sex role models during the transfer from gender identity to gender stability

3. What two things does Kohlbergs theory take into account which are not reductionists and easy to generalise?

  • Cognitive and Biological
  • Social and Biological
  • Biological and Chemical
  • Cognitive and Social

4. How does Kohlbergs theory differ that of Martin and Halverston's?

  • Not as many stages that the child goes through
  • Gender schema age is 2
  • Gender Schema age is 4

5. At what age does Gender Identity start according to Kohlberg?

  • 4-6
  • 2-3
  • 3-5


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