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Introductory
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Question 1

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______ refers either to whether a person is female or male or to sexual behavior.

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Definitions: Sex and Gender, p. 2




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Sex

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Gender

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Role

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Behavior

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Question 2

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Beta bias, also known as the _______ approach, purports that men and women are basically alike, while alpha bias, also known as the ______ approach, emphasizes the differences between men and women.

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Women and Men: Similar or Different? p. 2




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differences; similarities

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similarities; differences

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differences; essential

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male; female

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Question 3

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Historically, psychological research was most often conducted on men and boys, and very little was conducted on women and girls; why?

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Studying the Psychology of Women, p. 8




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Psychologists typically don't like women.

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Throughout history, women and men have exhibited basically the same behaviors, so there was no need to study women.

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Women are not as interesting to study as men.

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Throughout the history of psychology, psychologists have been primarily males who were only interested in studying male behavior.

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Question 4

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_______ means that research findings are not due to chance alone.

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Studying the Psychology of Women, p. 12




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Statistical significance

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Field dependence

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Generalizing

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Statistical analysis

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Question 5

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______ is a biological concept that refers to physical characteristics of people; ________, on the other hand, refers to variations in cultural background, nationality, history, religion, and/or language.

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Themes in the Text, p. 17




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Gender; race

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Ethnicity; race

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Gender; ethnicity

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Race; ethnicity

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Question 6

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Which of the following statements is true about women's contributions to the field of psychology today?

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History of Women in Psychology, p. 6




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The number of women who hold leadership positions in the American Psychological Association has been steadily declining since 1960.

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Women psychologists are cited more often than men psychologists in textbooks.

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Women outnumber men in the field of psychology.

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Women's contributions to psychology have historically been overlooked or ignored, but that situation is improving.

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Question 7

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The first generation of women psychologists carried out research _______.

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History of the Psychology of Women, p. 6




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that challenged assumptions of female inferiority

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that was highly controversial

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that was based on the male experience

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that showed men and women were very different intellectually

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Question 8

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A ______ refers to the individuals who are investigated in order to reach conclusions about the entire group of interest to the researcher.

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Studying the Psychology of Women, p. 9




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sample

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hypothesis

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study

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prediction

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Question 9

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According to the text, what are the five types of feminism embraced by feminist scholars?

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Feminism, p. 4




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liberal, cultural, patriarchal, dominant, and radical

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liberal, cultural, socialist, radical, and women of color

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liberal, cultural, classist, dominant, and socialist

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liberal, cultural, patriarchal, dominant, and radical

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Question 10

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_______ is the concept that people exist in a framework of multiple identities that interact with each other to determine an individual's experiences, and that the identities cannot be understood separately from each other because they are integral parts of a whole.

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Themes in the Text, p. 16




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Intersectionality

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Ethnicity

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Interpersonality

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Social constructionism

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