Gender Schema Theory

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  • Created on: 19-05-16 09:15

1. In-group?

  • Attitudes, expectations and behaviours they like
  • Formed of attitudes, expectations and behaviour of the gender they identify with
  • Formed of attitudes, expectations and behaviour of the opposite gender
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2. What does the Schema do?

  • Determines what hobbies the individual takes up
  • Functions to organise and structure other information presented
  • Organise and structure boys and girls

3. Assumes we will always display behaviours that are consistent, deterministic

  • True
  • False

4. Reductionist as it doesn't include other factors like genes and hormones

  • True
  • False

5. What did Bradbard find?

  • When told that the items related to their gender there was a greater interest
  • When told that the items related to their gender there was a lower interest
  • They played with all of the toys with no greater or lower interest

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