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Gender and generation effects on person perception.
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PMID:  7216519     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
It has been assumed that the characteristics of respondents, such as their sex, background and socialization experiences, would affect the way in which respondents perceive other persons. Sex differences have been found in college students, but generational differences have not been explored. The present study employed one hundred fifty men and women, of non-college background and of a wide range of ages, and permitted free responses in respondents' descriptions. The effect of gender and generation on the categories participants used to describe a known man and woman was examined. A multivariate analysis of variance indicated significance on both variables. However, subsequent one-way analyses of variance revealed that only a few categories were used differentially by men and women, or by the older, middle and younger generations.
K C Sharp; S G Candy; L E Troll
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of aging & human development     Volume:  11     ISSN:  0091-4150     ISO Abbreviation:  Int J Aging Hum Dev     Publication Date:  1980  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1981-06-25     Completed Date:  1981-06-25     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370033     Medline TA:  Int J Aging Hum Dev     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  307-18     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Gender Identity*
Identification (Psychology)*
Middle Aged
Social Perception*

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