scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 1,777
Title An experiment to determine if childhood socialization remains through high school Type of Study Experiment Candidates Name Caitlin Hansard Candidates Number 0648 009 Psychology HL Date of Submission 22 December 2000 Word Count 1745 Contents AbstractPage 3 IntroductionPage 4 MethodPage 7 ResultsPage 10 DiscussionPage 12 ConclusionPage 13 Works SitedPage 14 Appendix 1Page 15 Appendix 2Page 16 Abstract The researcher conducted an experiment to determine if teenagers still applied the gender roles they were taught as children to different professional jobs today This experiment was conducted on a random sample of male and female high school students ages 15 through 18 at a small rural high school in the western portion of the United States This experiment was conducted during the lunch hour of the participants Results from this experiment were directly in line with data found during research Nearly all of the participating students drew the teacher and the nurse as females while the lawyer and the policeperson were drawn as males The researcher used long hair andor a dress to signify a female and short hair with pants to signify a male See appendix ii for a sample drawing Introduction Our society seeks to deemphasize racial distinctions but continues to exaggerate sexual distinctions Bem 1981 While our society continues in its emphasis of gender differentiation younger generations are being brought up to know these differences Due to the fact that children are being brought up knowing the differences in male and female abilities or characteristics they carry this into their adult lives thus creating jobs that are appropriate for each gender Edelbrock and Sugawara 1978 say that there is appropriate masculine and feminine behavior Biller 1968 Brown 1956b These appropriate behaviors are taught to young children guaranteeing that as adults they will know exactly what their place in society is Society focuses more on
@Kibin is a lifesaver for my essay right now!!
- Sandra Slivka, student @ UC Berkeley
Wow, this is the best essay help I've ever received!
- Camvu Pham, student @ U of M
If I'd known about @Kibin in college, I would have gotten much more sleep
- Jen Soust, alumni @ UCLA