Gender and Aggression

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1. AO1 - why males and females behave differently

  • females and males have the same level of oestrogen
  • female and male are identical to begin with but then the relative balance of hormones is important for the way people behave
  • females and males have the same level of androgens
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2. Hunters and Gatherers - Natural Selection

  • Females have good memories as they need to remember where food scattered to gather resources. Males aggressive and fit to fight to protect offspring,
  • males have good memories as they need to remember where food scattered to gather resources. Females aggressive and fit to fight to protect offspring,

3. Free-will vs determinism

  • determinism is an implication as people can chose the way they act
  • free-will is an implication as people can chose the way they act

4. Shaywitz and Shaywitz

  • MRI scans examined male and female brains carried language tasks, females used left and males 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. 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

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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