AQA A2 Psychology Unit 3 - Gender - Social Influence Peers & Parents

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1. In Fagot et al's study Fathers discourage female behaviour in boys, but how do children understand what type of behaviour is their gender?

  • Will only imitate that behaviour if the peer is praised as is of their own gender
  • Will imitate that behaviour if it's being praised
  • Will Imitate that behaviour if it's shown by someone of their gender even if it's wrong
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2. What do Weber and Weber find about education when it comes to peer influence?

  • Girls will always carry on in education, whereas boys will look for approval
  • Boys will always carry on with education, Whereas girls look for approval
  • Girls do better in education, but boys are better in careers

3. What did Pomperlau et al look at and how does it reinforce gender stereotyping?

  • Toys played with - Girls Kitchens, Boys Cars
  • Colour of bedrooms - Girls Pink, Boys Blue
  • Colour of clothes worn - Girls Pink, Boys Blue

4. Who looked at parental labelling as a social influence to gender?

  • Davies - Girls Nurturing, Boys Protective
  • Rubin et al - Girls Beautiful, Boys Strong
  • Rubin - Girls Pretty, Boys Strong

5. Academics are more important to which gender?

  • Females
  • Males


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