Gender and Aggression

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1. Clark & Hatfield

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

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

3. 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,

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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