Gender and Aggression

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1. 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
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2. Earnhardt and Money

  • mothers taking female hormones to prevent miscarriage, girls behaved in tomboyish manner.
  • mothers taking male hormones to prevent miscarriage, girls behaved in tomboyish manner.
  • mothers taking male hormones to prevent miscarriage, girls behaved in girlish manner.

3. Young et al

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

4. AO1 - why males and females behave differently

  • 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
  • females and males have the same level of oestrogen

5. Clark & Hatfield

  • attractive confederates approached opposite-sex and asked 1/3 questions: males more willing to engage in causal sex.
  • attractive confederates approached opposite-sex and asked 1/3 questions: females more willing to engage in causal sex.
  • attractive confederates approached opposite-sexand asked 1/3 questions: males and females both willing to engage in causal sex.

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