Department of Psychology
PSYCHOLOGY OF WOMEN
Welcome to The Psychology of Women!
Tentative course syllabus for Winter term 2016:
For further information about the course, check UM Learn
Articles of interest are presented on this page and on the “useful links” page.
In the news:
Fleeing to Winnipeg to avoid genital mutilation
Campaign to end sexual violence in Ontario
Images of Women on Canadian Currency?
Women in the Media:
Number of women in film
“Ask her more” campaign
Patricia Arquette speech at the Oscars (wage equality)
Feminism in the Media:
Feminist Psychology Link
Men’s Organizations working toward Gender Equality
He for She UN Campaign
March 8th is International Women’s Day!
Read more: IWD website
Women & Work:
Falling short of expectations
Are women and men different species?
Take the Bem-Sex-Role-Inventory online
Take a different perspective:
The Implicit Association Test (Take the IAT Website)
The David Reimer Case
Media website (critically thinking about the media)
Popular Culture Celebrating Larger Sizes
Understanding menstrual cycles:
Predicting Fertility (As we discussed in class, most women do not ovulate on day 14. So how can a woman understand when she actually does ovulate? This links details signs of ovulation which is useful to women both when trying to avoid pregnancy and when trying to achieve pregnancy.)
Trauma of Parenthood
Lisa Gibson—a local case of potential postpartum depression or psychosis
Body Positivity and Fat Acceptance