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Male-female differences

What are two broad areas of research that lead us to believe that some behavioral/personality characteristics may be biologically (genetically/hormonally) determined? Give one specific example of research that points to this conclusion.

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Male -female differences:

i) There is much debate on gender difference in intelligence - spatial ability. Traditional research showed that men were biologically stronger in spatial abilities ie. engineering area etc. However, current research demonstrate that these traditional research may not exactly illustrate the complete ...

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This solution discusses two areas of research that debate over gender differences in behavior.