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Halpern, Diane F
Sex differences in cognitive abilities / Diane F. Halpern
4th ed
New York : Psychology Press, 2012
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  BF311 .H295 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Cognition
Cognition -- Sex differences
Sex differences (Psychology)
Sex role
Physical Description xxii, 456 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Contents Why should we study sex differences in cognitive abilities? : introduction and overview -- Searching for sex differences in cognitive abilities -- Empirical evidence for cognitive sex differences -- Biological hypotheses part I : genes and hormones -- Biological hypotheses part II : brains, evolutionary pressures, and brain-behavior relationships -- Psychosocial hypotheses part I : sex role stereotypes throughout the life span -- Psychosocial hypotheses part II : theoretical perspectives for understanding the role of psychosocial variables -- Using a biopsychosocial perspective to understand cognitive sex differences

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