GENDER SCHEMA

the term that applies to the organized set of beliefs and expectations that guides a person's understanding of gender or sex.

GENDER SCHEMA: "Gender schema is a set of beliefs."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "GENDER SCHEMA," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/gender-schema/ (accessed November 20, 2017).
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