Gender similarities and differences.

  title={Gender similarities and differences.},
  author={Janet Shibley Hyde},
  journal={Annual review of psychology},
  • J. Hyde
  • Published 3 January 2014
  • Psychology
  • Annual review of psychology
Whether men and women are fundamentally different or similar has been debated for more than a century. This review summarizes major theories designed to explain gender differences: evolutionary theories, cognitive social learning theory, sociocultural theory, and expectancy-value theory. The gender similarities hypothesis raises the possibility of theorizing gender similarities. Statistical methods for the analysis of gender differences and similarities are reviewed, including effect sizes… 

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