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Quiz 14 :

Sex Differences and Similarities, and Gender-Role Development

Quiz 14 :

Sex Differences and Similarities, and Gender-Role Development

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On the average, on which tests of cognitive ability do females perform better than males?
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Suppose that a child was shown videos of activities labelled as sex-appropriate or sex-inappropriate.According to research findings, how will this labelling affect the children's recall of the activities?
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Based on current research findings, when do children begin to demonstrate knowledge of gender-role stereotypes?
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According to social learning theory, what is thought to play the strongest role in the acquisition of gender-role preferences in toddlers and preschool children?
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Bigler and Liben (1992) devised cognitive interventions aimed at reducing 5- to 11-year old children's gender-schematic thinking about occupations for men and women.What did their results indicate?
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Serbin and her colleagues have found that grade-school children draw sharp distinctions between the sexes based on psychological traits.What traits do they appear to learn first?
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Which of the following best summarizes the research findings of Whiting and Edwards' cross-cultural studies of children's preferences for same-sex playmates?
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Which of the following gender appropriate statements is supported by research?
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Which of the following best exemplifies the traits that define an expressive style of gender roles?
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Which of the following is an example from the masculine items on a gender-role inventory for elementary school children?
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Which statement best characterizes the stage of basic gender identity?
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Which of the following statements on gender roles is accurate?
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When do children first begin to show some awareness of gender-role stereotypes?
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Which of the following conclusions regarding hormonal influences on human gender development is accurate?
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Of the following, which children are most likely to become interested in cross-sex activities, toys, and games?
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According to Kohlberg's cognitive-developmental theory, at which stage of sex typing does a girl first recognize that she can never become a father?
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Maximilian and Lily are both working for an engineering company.The company announces that there are going to be layoffs.Given the situation of performance under condition of threat, who do you think will perform worse, Maximilian or Lily?
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Keltie is an elementary teacher who likes to use anecdotes in her lessons.If she wants to help her students to understand the research data regarding sex differences in academics, what should Keltie incorporate into her story?
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Jonas is a 4-year-old boy who likes to play with female action figures.He makes up stories and then pretends that the figures act out the parts.Jonas' father gets angry and tells Jonas to play with male superheroes and stop being such a "girl." Is his father's reaction to Jonas's gender-inconsistent behaviour typical?
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Fernando and his mother are waiting in a doctor's office where there is a play area containing several toys, including a small truck and a large stuffed bear.Based upon research evidence, if Fernando is 18 months old, will he choose the truck or the bear?
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