Flashcards in Chp 2, 5,6 Deck (36):
are the beliefs and assumptions that we associate with particular groups of people.
beliefs that we associate with females and males
emotional reaction or attitude toward a particular group of people
biased treatment of a particular group of people
men are the standard of comparison, wereas wmen are the second sex
or masculine generic- is the use of masculine nouns and pronouns to refer to all human beings
emphasizes a concern for your relationship with other people . Gentle , warm.
self-confident, competitive. A concern with your self-interest.
automatic stereotypes you reveal when you are not aware that your gender stereotypes are being assessed.
the kind you supply when you are aware that you are being tested.
blatant kind of sexism is based on the idea that women should be subservient to men and should know their place
subtle kind of sexism that argues for women's special niceness and purity. Most toward traditional women such as homemakers.
combines both hostile sexism and benevolent sexism.
is a negative attitude that individuals hold against someone because of her or hos sexual orientation
social cognitive approach
stereotypes are belief systems that guide and simplify the way we process information including information about gender
explanations about the causes of a person's behaviors
your expectations about someone may lead him or her to act in ways that confirm your original expectation.
tells us how many people in a sample receive each score
include understanding, perceiving, and manipulating shapes and figures
require complex processing of spatially presented information. Embedded figure requires you to locate a particular pattern or object that is hidden in a larger design.
measures the ability to rotate a two or three dimensional figure rapidly and accurately . Produces the largest gender differences of all skills. Males tend to respond faster.
two halves of the brain function somewhat differently. The right side tends to be faster and more accurate on spatial tasks.
desire to accomplish something on your own and to do it well
to work on a task for your own satisfaction rather than for rewards such as money or praise.
refers to your skill in looking at another person's nonverbal behavior and figuring out what emption that person is feeling
providing unselfish help to others who are in need without anticipating any reward
help in which someone gives care to another person, usually someone who is younger or less competent.
when you understand the emption that another person is feeling
reveal information about themselves to another person
transformational style of leadership
will inspire employees, gain their trust, and encourage them to develop their potential skills
transactional style of leadership
clarify the tasks that employees must accomplish, rewarding them when they meet the appropriate objectives and correcting them when thy do not meet these objectives
social constructionist approach
we construct or invent our own versions of reality based on prior experiences, social interactions, and beliefs.
each individual is part of a hierarchy in which some people have more power and influence than others.
individuals are interrelated with other people in a wen of connections.
emphasize that males and females are different from each other