1. Give one A01 approach to the role of genes and hormones in gender development in females.
- The absence of testosterone causes oestrogen to be produced and puberty to be triggered.
- Quadagno found that female monkeys exposed to testosterone were more aggressive
- Without the Y chromosome the testes do not develop and instead ovaries do, which produce oestrogen and stimulate puberty in females.
- Testosterone triggers puberty in females.
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2. Who proposed the empathising-systemising theory due to the results of a study?
- Deady et al (1967)
- Bunge et al (1999)
- Baron-Cohen (2002)
- Borat (1998)
3. What is the tend and befriend theory?
- Suggests men act more emotionally than women when under stress.
- Suggests that men are better with relationships and cope in an emotional way in stressful situations
- Suggests that women are better with relationships and cope in an emotional way in stressful situations
- Proposes that both genders use "tend and befriend" when under stress
4. Give one A01 point that explains the evolutionary approach to gender development in terms of mate choice.
- Men and women look for different qualities in a mate purely because men and women have different qualities anyway.
- In the EEA men and women looked for different qualities and this carried through to today.
- Men and women look for different qualities in a mate in order to have the most successful reproduction.
- Men and women look for the same qualities in a mate.
5. Give one A01 approach to the role of genes and hormones in gender development in males.
- Boys can be born with an extra X chromosome that can cause them to look and feel more feminine.
- Boys can be born with an extra Y chromosome that causes them to look and feel more feminine.
- David Reimer example
- The Batista Family example