Gender Bias

Question 1 of 10

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What is alpha bias?

Select one of the following:

  • Ignore or minimises differences between males and females

  • Assumes that there are real differneces between genders

Question 2 of 10

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Who said that the psychoanalytical theory is "grounded in the genital inferiority of women" and that it also "deduces their moral inferiority" ?

Select one of the following:

  • Freud

  • Josselson

Question 3 of 10

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Why is Freud's theory of psychosexual development alpha-biased?

Select one of the following:

  • It views masculinity in a positive light

  • It views femininity in a positive light

  • It views femininty as failed masculinity

Question 4 of 10

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Freud believed that women had a deficiency. What was this deficiency?

Select one of the following:

  • Boobs

  • Smaller brain

  • Absence of the penis

Question 5 of 10

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What is androcentric bias?

Select one of the following:

  • Theories and studies tend to be written and conducted by women

  • Theories and studies tend to be written and conducted by men

Question 6 of 10

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Who's theory of moral reasoning had 2 elements of androcentric bias?

Select one of the following:

  • Loftus and Palmer

  • Freud

  • Kohlberg

Question 7 of 10

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In Kohlberg's theory of moral reasoning, what were the 2 androcentric biases? (2)

Select one or more of the following:

  • Dilemmas used to assess moral reasoning were based on male perspectives

  • Kohlberg was a male

  • The development scale was based on male researchers

Question 8 of 10

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What are the 3 ways of dealing with gender bias? (3)

Select one or more of the following:

  • Reverse Alpha bias

  • Reverse Beta bias

  • Feminist Psychology

  • Masculine Psychology

  • Avoiding Alpha bias

  • Avoiding Beta bias

Question 9 of 10

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Reverse Alpha bias involves developing theories that show the difference between men and women but ...

Select one of the following:

  • Tend to not publish results that there was no significant differences

  • That emphasise the value of women

  • That emphasis the value of men

Question 10 of 10

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Feminist psychology aims to redress the imbalances in psychology. Choose a way of doing this.

Select one of the following:

  • Use evidence to suggest that women are actually women

  • Use evidence that women may be inferior to provide women with greater support

  • Provide more evidence that shows women are superior to men

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Gender Bias

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A-Levels PY4 (Controversies) Quiz on Gender Bias, created by Hayd23 on 13/06/2013.

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