Developmental Psychology Humor

Sex differences and gender role socialization are possibly the aspect of developmental psychology most often and most contentiously discussed by laypersons.

Sex Differences & Gender Role Socialization

Are men from Mars and women from Venus?: A lesson explaining the difference between a categorical and statistical difference, an effect size, and a meta-analysis. A handout summarizes robust sex differences.

Should boys and girls be segregated in schools?: thoughts on an application of developmental psychology.

Carol Gilligan's In a Different Voice: A class-long structured discussion of Gilligan's famous work on moral development. Excerpts from her book emphasize the broader questions about gender bias in the historical ways we understood developmental psychology.