Department of Psychology

 

PSYCHOLOGY OF WOMEN

Welcome to The Psychology of Women!

Course syllabus from previous year:

Course outline link

For further information about the course, check D2L

Articles of interest are presented on this page and on the “useful links” page.

General Links:

March 8th is International Women’s Day!

             Read more: IWD website

Women & Work:

Can women have it all?

Falling short of expectations

Gender Differences?

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.)

Motherhood:

Anxiety during Pregnancy

Breastfeeding rates in Canada

             Benefits of Breastfeeding (Canada and US)

Trauma of Parenthood