Explanations for gender development


A Level


5m 50s
In this podcast we look at the two cognitive explanations of Kohlberg’s theory and gender schema theory, as well as Freud’s psychoanalytic theory and the social learning theory explanation’


Jean Marc Lawton


Explanations for gender development – task


  • Listen to the podcast on explanations for gender development, making notes as you do so


  • From your notes then write a summary of the podcast. This should include references to:


a] Cognitive explanations of Kohlberg’s theory and gender schema theory


b] Freud’s psychodynamic theory


c] Social learning theory, including reference to parents, peers and the media


  • You may find that you need to listen to the podcast more than once to achieve this

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