Bem, S. Stereotypical masculine and feminine traits were found by surveying Stanford undergraduate students on which traits they found to be socially desirable for each sex. When comparing the old t ratio scoring to the newly endorsed median split technique, Views Read Edit View history.
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It consists of 60 items—20 masculine, 20 feminine, and 20 neutral fillers. Children whose mothers work outside the home are not as traditional in sex role orientation as children whose mothers stay home. German Journal of Educational Psychology. Do you believe intelligence is primarily inherited?
If the sperm contributes a Y chromosome the zygote will be genetically male XYif the sperm contributes an X the zygote will be female XX. Individuals are scored on masculinity and femininity on a continuum. There were various limitations of this study.
At the other end of the continuum are those who are not sex-typed, identifying with neither the masculine nor the feminine characteristics measured by the BSRI. Stereotypical masculine and feminine traits were found by surveying Stanford undergraduate students on which traits they found to be socially desirable for each sex.
BSRI, also has demonstrated high test-retest reliability. Masculine categories depict "assertive-dominance" and "instrumentality", while feminine categories depict "nurtureness-interpersonal warmth" and "expressiveness".