The psychology of one’s gender is personal in both its experience and expression. Throughout this
course, you have discussed the psychology of gender, its origins, and its impact on your life both
personally and professionally. This course has also provided you with rich readings that are the
foundation to further learning.
Based on your experiences of this course, respond to the following:
Explain how your views have changed about the psychology of gender.
Describe the theory or research that had the most profound impact on your own understanding of
gender. Give reasons for your response.
Write your initial response in 300–400 words. Apply APA standards to citation of sources.
Due Sunday, May 10,
Psychology of Gender: Course Reflection
Sometimes things are right in front of our eyes, but we tend to ignore them. The same has
happened with me. I never thought about gender or gender differences seriously. I just knew that
I am a female and I have to do this and I have to do that as dictated by the society, but I did not
know that my overall development is based on the theories of gender differences. I did not know
that gender differences are affected by biological, social and political factors. The course and the
modules helped me to understand my gender and also why I am different from others. It has also
helped me to change my perspective about others and now I can look at others with a softer