TB7 SPA Lecture 4; Sex differences in M/S ability

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1. What was the main conclusion reached by Haier (2005)?

  • Intelligence in men may be related more to information processing ability, e.g math ability
  • Intelligence in men may be related more to information processing ability, e.g spatial ability
  • Intelligence in men may be related more to information transmission ability, e.g spatial ability
  • Intelligence in men may be related more to information transmission ability, e.g math ability
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2. What did the meta analysis of approx 4 million pps by Hyde et al (1990) show?

  • Overall no sex difference in math performance d = -0.05.
  • Overall no sex difference in math performance d = 0.80.
  • Overall there were sex differences in math performance d = -0.05.
  • Overall there were sex differences in math performance d = -0.80.

3. What is the main assumption behind the psychobiological model?

  • Environmental factors can affect brain development (e.g learning experience), biasing synaptic pruning. Similarly, hormonal factors may bias temeprement whilst social influences encourage them
  • Sociocultural differences motivate biological differences between the sexes
  • Stereotypes affect how much the brain can grow
  • Biological differences motivate sociocultural differences between the sexes

4. What did a study of polycystic ovary syndrome participants show? (Carry et al 2013)

  • Have elevated oestrogen levels. PCOS scored signif higher on 3d mental rotation compared to controls
  • Have elevated testosterone levels. PCOS scored signif higher on 3d mental rotation compared to controls
  • Have elevated testosterone levels. PCOS scored signif lower on 3d mental rotation compared to controls
  • Have elevated oestrogen levels. PCOS scored signif lower on 3d mental rotation compared to controls

5. Which sex performed best overall after the training in Fenn et al (2007) experiment 2?

  • F
  • F >M, experimental group
  • F>M, ontrol group
  • F

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