Influence of gender constancy and social power on sex-linked modeling.

  title={Influence of gender constancy and social power on sex-linked modeling.},
  author={K. Bussey and A. Bandura},
  journal={Journal of personality and social psychology},
  volume={47 6},
  • K. Bussey, A. Bandura
  • Published 1984
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of personality and social psychology
  • Competing predictions derived from cognitive-developmental theory and social learning theory concerning sex-linked modeling were tested. In cognitive-developmental theory, gender constancy is considered a necessary prerequisite for the emulation of same-sex models, whereas according to social learning theory, sex-role development is promoted through a vast system of social influences with modeling serving as a major conveyor of sex role information. In accord with social learning theory, even… CONTINUE READING
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