The first concerns the legitimacy of equating the clusters of gender-related personality traits tapped by these instruments with the global constructs of masculinity and feminity. Educ Psychol Meas When it is considered, the BSRI appears to be the measure of choice [ 1927 ].
This is explained by males having a higher potential reproductive rate than females, leading to more males being sexually active a male-biased operational sex ratio.
Bem, S. Psychological Measures. Divide by Delete Cancel Save. Bem reported evidence that androgynous people are able to act in a masculine fashion when circumstances demand, such as maintaining independence when subjected to pressures to conform, and in a feminine fashion in situations requiring femininity, such as playing with a kitten.
Rate yourself on each item from 1 never or almost true to 7 always or almost true. Password Please enter your Password. Psychological Measures. The measurement of psychological androgyny. Assessing the current validity of the Bem Sex-Role Inventory.
Reference entries Bem Sex Role Inventory n. A questionnaire designed to measure psychological androgyny, developed by the US psychologist Sandra Lipsitz Bem born and published in articles in the Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology in and the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology in
The method comes from the Rosen et al. In terms of sex role orientation, patients who engaged in self-mutilating behavior were significantly more likely than non-mutilators to be typed as undifferentiated using the Bem Sex Role Inventory. Overall, the evidence confirms that there are marked differences in the ways the medium presents the sexes.
To obtain a general overview of the population under study, descriptive statistics for each category of SES were calculated. Kaiser HF The application of electronic computers to factor analysis. In most species, the 'mix' of sexual and reproductive strategies evolved into typical gender-related patterns of behavior, that is, in typical ' sex-roles '.