Are men more competitive than women?

  title={Are men more competitive than women?},
  author={E Cashdan},
  journal={The British journal of social psychology},
  volume={37 ( Pt 2)},
  • E Cashdan
  • Published 1998 in The British journal of social psychology
This study uses competition diaries to see whether women and men differ in (a) what they compete over, (b) whom they compete with, and (c) their competitive tactics, including use of aggression. In Study 1, university students kept diaries of their competitive interactions during the term. Sex differences, few overall, were as follows: (a) men's diaries contained more same-sex competition, (b) women competed more about looking attractive whereas men competed more about sports, and (c) men used… CONTINUE READING

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