1. What is the David Reimer case study?
- Chromosomal male (Bruce) suffered a botched circumcision and was raised a female (Brenda) before re-assigning himself back to male after puberty
- Chromosomal female (Brenda) was raised as a male due to ambiguous genitals.
- David Reimer studied a psychologist, Dr Money.
- David Reimer was assigned the female gender after being born chromosomally male and the case was successful, with David remaining female.
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2. What is the tend and befriend theory?
- Suggests that women are better with relationships and cope in an emotional way in stressful situations
- 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
- Proposes that both genders use "tend and befriend" when under stress
3. Give one A01 point that explains the evolutionary approach to gender development in terms of division of labour.
- Division of labour developed to ensure survival in the EEA because if a woman was pregnant she would be physically unable to hunt- therefore the man would have to and different gender roles developed.
- Division of labour made no impact on survival rates - neanderthals survived despite division of labour not existing between them.
- Division of labour did not exist in the EEA and was a more recent social idea that developed due to sexist beliefs.
- Division of labour made no impact on survival rates.
4. 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.
- 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.
- Quadagno found that female monkeys exposed to testosterone were more aggressive
5. What did Reiner and Gearheart (2004) study?
- The Batista family
- 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.