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. Who found that individuals were ridiculed by peers if they played with opposite gender things

  • Lyons
  • McCarthy
  • Archer & Lloyd
  • James et al

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. Are parents still the main influence on adolescence?

  • No - Peers are
  • Yes - Main caregiver

5. What do Weber and Weber find about education when it comes to peer influence?

  • Girls do better in education, but boys are better in careers
  • 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


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