Describe two genetic aspects

Describe two genetic aspects and two cultural aspects of gender identity development and how they influence gender development

Culture shapes the prevailing gender-related stereotypes, attitudes, and beliefs to which children are exposed and internalize (Bigler & Liben, 2007; Wong & VanderLaan, 2020), and consequently influences children’s social exclusion behavior (Park et al., 2003).

Factors that Influence Gender Identity

Biological factors that may influence gender identity include pre- and post-natal hormone levels and genetic makeup. Social factors include ideas regarding gender roles conveyed by family, authority figures, mass media, and other influential people in a child’s life

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