Module 13

culture
the enduring behaviors, ideas, attitudes, values, and traditions shared by a group of people and transmitted from one generation to the next.
norm
an understood rule for accepted and expected behavior.
individualism
giving priority to one’s own goals over group goals and defining one’s identity in terms of personal attributes rather than group identifications.
collectivism
giving priority to the goals of one’s group and defining one’s identity accordingly.
sex
the biologically influencing influenced characteristics by which people define males and females.
gender
the socially influenced characteristics by which people define men and women.
agression
any physical or verbal behavior intended to harm someone physically or emotionally.
relational aggression
an act of aggression intended to harm person’s relationship or social standing.
X chromosome
the sex chromosome found in both men and women.
Y chromosome
the sex chromosome found only in males.
testosersone
the most important of the male sex hormone, In males it stimulates the growth if the male sex organ during the fetal period, and the development of the male sex characteristics during puberty.
spermarche
first ejaculation.
menarche
first menstrual period.
disorder of sexual development
an inherited condition that involves unusual development of sex chromosomes and anatomy.
role
a set expectations about a social position, defining how those in the position ought to behave.
gender role
a set of expected behaviors, attitudes, and traits for males or for females.
gender identity
our sense of being male or female or a combination of the two.
social learning theory
the theory that we learn social behavior by observing and imitating and by being rewarded or punished.
gender typing
the acquisition of a traditional masculine or feminine role.
androgyny
displaying both traditional masculine and feminine psychological characteristics.
transgender
an umbrella term describing people whose gender identity or expression differs from that associated with their birth sex.
×
Sarah
Danielle
Wilson
Hi there, would you like to get such a paper?
How about receiving a customized one?
Check it out
HAVEN'T FOUND THE ESSAY YOU WANT?
For Only $13.90/page