Anyone can add to this map if they want to.
The more different the image, the less likely an individual will identify with it.
XX=Female XY = Male, XXY=undetermined, Physical sex can be changed. Legal sex cannot.
Noted: Boys taking high staus positions, exerting domination and power more often than girls
Noted: Girls took sensible, selfless, mature behaviours
Girls took on typically feminine roles, boys took masculine.
No single Masculinity or Femininity.Diversity of Masculinities and Femininities ( Ger)
Charts show overall %'s increasing for boys and girls
Girls consistently outperform boys
Girls beginning to achieve higer results than boys in maths
Girls outperform boys in science
Cognitive testing shows women do better in verbal tests, while men do better in spatial tests., Differences found to be innate (Kimura 92). However, lifestyle factors cannot be excluded., Linda Birke - Test show limited range of skills. Interpretation of tests problematic. Many results show little or no difference. Instead show similarities which go unreported. (Chapter 2, pg 64), Birke questions reliance on the idea of fixed differences. Is concerned about the relationships drawn between cognitive test and biological predispositions., Differences may be due to an interaction between biology and social cultural experiences., Influence of Social +Cultural Factors (Ger)
Boys and girls foster different interests, attitudes and behaviours prior to school, which are perpetuated at school
Feminine and masculine identities are perceived in a way by teachers that can have consequences on achievements
Boys and girls drawn on different interests and experiences in their school work.