Flashcards in Chapter 5 Gender and Sexuality Deck (10):
Evidence for Natures Effect of Gender Differences
2) Animal Studies
3) Baby Studies
Hormones important in male development such as testosterone
Congenital Adrenal Hyperglaga (CAH)
Female with excess testosterone in womb (shown to participate in more "masculine" activities in life"
What is a characteristic of males increased compared to females and why?
Spatial abilites because of muscle growth and dominant behavior
Describe Video about increased testosterone in females
increased test. in females prenatally shows increased spatial abilites in those females and higher left brain language patterns
Vervet monkeys male prefer boy toys and have better spatial reasoning and have more aggresive behavior
1-7 day old babies females responded more to sound, had more pain sensitivity and made more eye contact with humans