Gender Differences in Human Cognition

Gender Differences in Human Cognition

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This volume in the "Counterpoints Series" summarizes and addresses the validity of research into gender differences. It also questions the ideology behind this research, and its consequences. The work is intended for researchers and students in the field of cognitive psychology and women's studies, and psychologists interested in gender issues.show more

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  • Hardback | 193 pages
  • 150 x 230 x 20mm | 439g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 3 line drawings, bibliography, indexes
  • 0195112903
  • 9780195112900

Table of contents

Contributors. 1: John T.E. Richardson: Introduction to the Study of Gender Differences in Cognitiion. 2: Janet Shibley Hyde and Nita M. McKinley: Gender Differences in Cognition: Results from Meta Analyses. 3: Paula J. Caplan and Jeremy B. Caplan: Do Sex-Related Cognitive Differences Exist, and Why Do People Seek Them Out?. 4: Mary Crawford and Roger Chaffin: The Meanings of Difference: Cognition in Soical and Cultural Context. 5: John T.E. Richardson: Conclusions from the Study of Gender Differences in Cognition. Author index. Subject indexshow more