Gender schema theory

Quiz on gender schema theory. Gender.

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Who developed the gender schema theory?
Martin and Halverston
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Why is it different to Kohlberg's cognitive developmental theory?
It says children acheieve gender identities much earlier and shows where children get their schemas from.
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what are the two groups?
boys and girls, in groups and out groups
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How to children seek out information about the appropriate actions and behaviours of their own group?
actively
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Where do children look to develop their gender schemas?
The environment
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How do their schemas become more complex?
Everything is categorised into boys or girls, games, sports, school lessons, musical instruments etc.
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