Gender and Aggression

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1. Shaywitz and Shaywitz

  • MRI scans examined male and female brains carried language tasks, men used left and females used both hemispheres. Objective measure = scientific method
  • MRI scans examined male and female brains carried language tasks, men used left and females used both hemispheres. Subjective measure = scientific method
  • MRI scans examined male and female brains carried language tasks, females used left and males used both hemispheres. Objective measure = scientific method
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2. AO2/3 - Wagner et al

  • found that castration of rats causes aggression to increase but injections of testosterone decreased aggression
  • found that castration of rats causes aggression to decrease but injections of testosterone increased aggression
  • found that castration of rats causes aggression to decrease and injections of testosterone decreased aggression
  • found that castration of rats causes aggression to increase and injections of testosterone increased aggression

3. What is the difference in risk taking between males and females?

  • males are more likely to take risks, due to more testosterone whereas females take less risk. Twist and Stacey found that women were involved in more impactful car crash.
  • males are more likely to take risks, due to more testosterone whereas females take less risk. Twist and Stacey found that women were involved in less impactful car crash.
  • females are more likely to take risks, due to more testosterone whereas males take less risk. Twist and Stacey found that women were involved in less impactful car crash.

4. Whats the difference between males and females brain hemispheres

  • females use right hemisphere and males use right hemisphere
  • Males only use the left hemisphere for visual-spatial skills and females use both hemispheres for verbal-reasoning skills
  • females use right hemisphere and males use left hemisphere
  • Males use both hemispheres for visual-spatial skills and females use the left hemispheres for verbal-reasoning skills

5. Young et al

  • female monkeys injected with female hormones during pre-natal development, more likely to engage in rough play. Well-controlled but unethical & cannot generalise.
  • female monkeys injected with male hormones during pre-natal development, more likely to engage in rough play. Well-controlled but unethical & cannot generalise.
  • male monkeys injected with male hormones during pre-natal development, more likely to engage in rough play. Well-controlled but unethical & cannot generalise.

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