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• If each gender has an advantage based on its brain pattern, how can social scientists say that these differences create a disadvantage for females? (Think about the highest paying and highest prestige career fields and what skills are necessary for achieving success in these careers.)
• What skills are most clearly associated with high intelligence?
• What are these two children being taught about themselves? Which child is more likely to be confident that he/she can handle his/her own problems?
• Notice how older television and movie stars are portrayed. Compare the roles that older women, such as Meryl Streep, Kathy Bates, and Helen Mirren, play with those of older actors, such as Robert De Niro, Morgan Freeman, and Harrison Ford.
• Have you ever been a victim of sexism, ageism, or both? Have you witnessed someone else being victimized? Describe your experience.