• Arnold Lohaus
  • Marc Vierhaus
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Bei verschiedenen physischen und psychischen Merkmalen lassen sich empirisch Geschlechtsunterschiede zeigen. In diesem Kapitel soll erläutert werden, bei welchen Merkmalen Geschlechtsunterschiede nachweisbar sind und welche Mechanismen zur Entstehung derartiger Geschlechtsunterschiede beitragen. Dabei werden insbesondere biologische, sozialisatorische und kognitive Erklärungsansätze dargestellt. Abschließend wird auf Entwicklungsveränderungen im Bereich der Geschlechtstypisierung eingegangen, wobei vor allem die Entwicklung von geschlechtsbezogenen Präferenzen und die Entwicklung von Geschlechtsrollenstereotypen im Zentrum des Interesses stehen.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Arnold Lohaus
    • 1
  • Marc Vierhaus
    • 2
  1. 1.Fakultät für Psychologie und SportwissenschaftUniversität BielefeldBielefeldDeutschland
  2. 2.Bildungs- und Schulberatung, Kreis GüterslohGüterslohDeutschland

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