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Abstract

  • Gender stereotypes divide men and women along biological, emotional, and cognitive lines. This social construct can be summed up by the phrase “men are from Mars, women are from Venus.”
  • The sex of a person is the biological category of male or female and gender is the social aspect of being male or female (Robinson et al., 2001).
  • Social constructs thatpromote gender stereotypes can have an impact on the suppression of biological responses (Brody, 1997). This thinking influences behaviorin men and women that is self-fulfilling to gender stereotypes (Baez et al., 2017).
  • This may have an effect on how men and women perceive the equity and satisfaction within romantic relationships

Department

Psychology

Faculty Advisor

Veronica Fruit, PhD

Publication Date

2019

City

San Rafael, CA

Keywords

Stereotypes, Gender, Relationships

Disciplines

Psychology

Gender Stereotypes and Relationship Equity and Satisfaction


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