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Gender stereotypes stem from the distribution of women and men into social roles
According to stereotypic beliefs about the sexes, women are more communal (selfless and concerned with others) and less agentic (self-assertive and motivated to master) than men. These beliefs wereExpand
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Gender Stereotypes, Occupational Roles, and Beliefs About Part-Time Employees
Subjects' beliefs about the communion and agency of part-time employees were compared with their beliefs about the communion and agency of homemakers, full-time employees, and persons without anExpand
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Men's Motivation to Perform the Testicle Self‐Exam: Effects of Prior Knowledge and an Educational Brochure
College men reported their attitude and intention to perform the testicle self-exam (TSE) and they rated the likelihood of various consequences of performing the TSE, as well as the likelihood thatExpand
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Practice and Persuasive Frame: Effects on Beliefs, Intention, and Performance of a Cancer Self‐Examination1
Many behaviors are performed less frequently than intended because they require knowledge and skill to overcome behavioral barriers. This experiment tested effects of two factors, direct experienceExpand
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A Note on Assessing Stereotypes
Stereotypes of women and men who varied in their occupations were assessed by obtaining (a) judgments of prototypical individuals on trait-rating scales or (b) estimates of the percentage of groupExpand
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Implicit Theories about Influence Style
This experiment explored people's implicit theories about the effects of influencers' and targets' status and sex on the directness and politeness of influencers' persuasive style. Female and maleExpand
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