1. What theory did the David Reimer case study disprove?
- Money and Ehrardt's theory that any gender will be maintained if assigned before the age of 3
- Eagly and Wood's Social Role theory
- The theory of everything
- Goldwyn's study
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2. Give a criticism of Smith and Lloyd's/Condry and Condry's study -
- Participants may have experienced social desirability
- All of the above
- Babies in Condry and Condry's study put under stress by the jack in the box (unethical)
- In Smith and Lloyd's study there was not a gender neutral name, so no control group
3. What did Smith and Lloyd study? (1978)
- Showed male and female participants videos of a male (David) child or female (Dana) child playing with a jack in the box. Girls reaction said to be fear and boys to be anger
- Babies in unisex snowsuits given toys that matched the gender of the name they were given by ppts.
- Babies in unisex snow suits given toys that opposed the gender of the name they were given by ppts.
- Babies given toys that opposed their gender
4. What did Eagly and Wood find in a re-examination of Buss' study?
- In cultures where male strength is not important the difference between genders is reduced
- That in cultures where male strength is not important the difference between genders is increased
- That men have a higher earning capacity due to adaptive differences
5. What is the biosocial theory?
- Men have a higher earning capacity than women because of evolution.
- Biology determines sex of rearing and differential treatment follows from whether we are labelled M or F
- Evolution dictates physiological differences and the sex role allocated to us creates the psychological differences.
- The development of gender is purely biological