CH 11

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Gender, ***, and Sexuality

ova.

Gina suffered damaged to her gonads. As a result, she may no longer produce

biology

Follow up research from the John/Joan story suggested that ________ most strongly affects one's gender identity.

transgender

The term ________ refers to experiencing one's psychological gender as being different from one's physical sex.

sex reassignment surgery

The only empirically evaluated treatment for someone diagnosed with gender identity disorder is

biological

Dr. Watson is interested in the effects that higher than normal amounts of testosterone have on the gender of embryos. Dr. Watson favors the ________ approach

car

Four-month-old Carlos will probably stare the longest at a

competition

According to Darwin, ________ drives sexual selection.

NOT: social cognitive

The ________ theory best supports the statement: "A women should stay home and care for the children and a man should go to work to provide for them."

NOT: gender role

Dr. Hendricks believes that differences in sexuality are the result of hormonal differences between men and women. He favors the ________ approach

overt

Paul pushes Susie off the swing. Paul's behavior is best categorized as ________ aggression

are competing for male attention.

According to social cognitive theory, girls engage in relational aggression because they

heterosexual

Melissa is attracted to members of the opposite sex. She is considered to be

bisexual

Geami is attracted to both males and females. Her sexual orientation is best described as

small sample size

One challenge in researching sexual orientation is

symmetry between the brain's two hemispheres

Heterosexual women and gay men both have

the length of his/her pointer and ring fingers

Darlene is uncertain if the person who just approached her is a male or a female. The best indicator may be

heterosexual

The vast majority of "tomboys" turn out to be

manage it because of their positive attitudes

In terms of conflict, gay and lesbian couples are likely to

a close relationship with parents

In regards to parenting, the best predictor of good psychological adjustment in adolescence is having

NOT: activities that lead to arousal and a sexual response

Which is the correct definition of sexual behavior?

desire

Which stage of sexual response did Kaplan add to the stages proposed by Masters and Johnson?

False

According to the chapter by Judith Lorber on the social construction of gender, gender, like culture, is not a human production that depends on everyone constantly "doing gender," but bred into our genes.

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