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Comm 1, Week 4 Notes

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Comm 1, Week 4 Notes COMM 1

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Date Created: 02/02/16
Comm 1 Week 4 Notes Chapter 5 Pg 173: Gender difference that are biological Biological gender differences: DVD example 20/20 ABC News- The female Brain Author -Men: better with directions (seen in blindfold experiment) -Women: better with remembering objects around them (seen in cluttered room experiment) -Baby boys were seen to be startled easier -Male brain processes male voice better than a females voice -Adams apple= more prominent in men but women still have it -Men snore more because they drink and smoke more, and women have different shaped nasal cavities -80% of women and 65% of Men remain faithful in a relationship -Women are safer drivers than men -Boy and Girl new born twins: Adult levels of hormones Girls responded to voices earlier and better with more eye contact Boys =more aggressive, girls=more sharing -Map human emotions on brain scans -Women use 20 thousand words per day and men use 7 thousand -Girls brains mature faster (2 years before) Amygdala and prefrontal cortex connection (larger in women, leading to more emotions Amygdala= 2x larger in males which shows an increase in sex drive Hippocampus= 2x larger in females which shows an increase in memory and emotion -Oxytocin: a female intimacy hormone when interacting with each other, creates a high similar to that of a drug -Freewill still exists but is largely influenced -Girls have an urge to nurture and cuddle -Tomboys are more acceptable than boys who act like girls -Girls are complimented more on appearance than on character when they are young Pg 162: Naming -Social ramification and rules -Many events std influences on names and identity Birth (1 naming event): mother puts name on birth certificate OR Adoption (parallel to birth) School: teachers/nicknaming Ex: sports (Ocho Cinco, 85) and families/mannerisms Marriage (change of last name) Religion (biblical names) Immigration- US known to Americanize names through immigration process -Struggle with pronunciation Divorce- marriage inherited name changed back to maiden name Family- grandmother= Grammy Education- Doctorate/ Professor/ Father of the church Rank- military titles Professional/Entertainment- Lady Gaga -eliminate ethnicity -increase sell ability/popularity/likability -Childs name affects the way you see them gender/ethnicity and more can determine outcomes/results or reactions Boys are often given names after ancestors more than girls because they are likely to carry on the name/legacy LECTURE Uncertainty Reduction Theory  predicts questioning asking between strangers implicit vs. explicit rules social proof  concept that says when we see someone else doing something, we take it as evidence  we should also be doing it Social Comparison Theory  suggests that we look at others to decide how we’re doing in life Social Penetration Theory  how close you will be with somebody based on types of things you disclose  Breadth  Depth Fundamental Attribution Error  when you make a mistake, you tend to look for factors outside yourself  when others make a mistake, you tend to look for long­term characteristics inside  themselves VIDEOS Brown Eye/Blue Eye Stanford Prison Experiment Gender Differences


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