Life Span Development

1. In adolescence and early adulthood, males and females begin to spend more time in mixed-gender groups. Studies of who has more influence on the outcome of problem solving in mixed-gender groups indicate that:

A. Females have an advantage because they have learned to negotiate in their single-gender groups

B. Males have an advantage because they have learned to negotiate in theirsingle-gender groups

C. Females have a disadvantage because males do less turn-taking and aremore domineering

D. Males have a disadvantage because females are more skilled at expressing agreement

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  2. D. Males have a disadvantage because females are more skilled at expressing agreement

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  3. What do you think of my answer. I am not sure about it.

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  4. I don't know the statistics. However, I believe C is correct.

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