1. What is the tend and befriend theory?
- Suggests that women are better with relationships and cope in an emotional way in stressful situations
- Suggests that men are better with relationships and cope in an emotional way in stressful situations
- Proposes that both genders use "tend and befriend" when under stress
- Suggests men act more emotionally than women when under stress.
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2. Who proposed the empathising-systemising theory due to the results of a study?
- Baron-Cohen (2002)
- Borat (1998)
- Deady et al (1967)
- Bunge et al (1999)
3. 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.
4. What is the empathising-systemising theory?
- Suggests that men and women's brains both work by empathising and stymieing equally.
- Proposes that women are good at empathising (dealing with and expressing emotion) and men are good at systemising (constructing systems and reacting logically)
- Proposes that men are good at empathising (dealing with and expressing emotion) and women are good at systemising (constructing systems and reacting logically)
- Suggests these attributes have nothing to do with gender.
5. What did Reiner and Gearheart (2004) study?
- Chromosomal males born with no penis (found that of 14 raised female, half re-assigned themselves by puberty)
- Girls born with CAH (exposed to testosterone) showed little difference in gender to a control group of non CAH girls.
- The Batista family