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DPSY 6218 Gender and Human Development: Welcome & Course Readings

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DPSY 6218 Course Readings

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Bem, S. L. (1997, May). Transforming the debate on sexual inequality: From biological difference to institutionalized androcentrism. PTN - Psychology Teacher Network, pp. 2–4. doi:10.1037/e511152010-002.

Chaplin, T. M., & Aldao, A. (2012). Gender differences in emotion expression in children: A meta-analytic review. Psychological Bulletin, 139(4), 735–765. Doi: 10.1037/a0030737.

Eagly, A. H., & Wood, W. (2013). The nature-nurture debates: 25 years of challenges in understanding the psychology of gender. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 8(3), 340–357. doi: 10.1177/1745691613484767

Hare-Mustin, R. T., & Marecek, J. (1987). Gender and the meaning of difference: Alpha and beta bias. In R.T. Hare-Mustin & J. Maracek (Chairs), The future of difference: Representations of gender in psychology. Symposium conducted at the meeting of the American Psychological Association, New York, NY. Retrieved from the ERIC database (Accession no. ED292002).

Hyde, J. S. (2005). The gender similarities hypothesis. American Psychologist, 60, 581–592. doi: 10.1037/0003-066X.60.6.581 

Lehmiller, J. J. (2013). Psychology of human sexuality. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.

Mars vs. Venus: The gender gap in health. (2010). Harvard Men’s Health Watch, 14(6), 1–5. Retrieved from the MEDLINE with Full Text database (Accession No. 20464795).

Oberst, U., Renau, V., Chamarro, A., & Carbonell, X. (2016). Gender stereotypes in Facebook profiles: Are women more female online? Computers in Human Behavior, 60, 559–564. doi: 10.1016/j.chb.2016.02.085

Oswalr, S. B., Evans, S., & Drott, A. (2016). Beyond alphabet soup: helping college health professionals understand sexual fluidity. Journal of American College Health, 64(6), 502–508.

Simons, L. K., Leibowitz, S. F., & Hidalgo, M. A. (2014). Understanding gender variance in children and adolescents. Pediatric annals, 43(6), e126–e131. Retrieved from the Science Citation Index (Accession no. 000338761500001).


Other Readings

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