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Op. ), we would like to conclude here that "in any area of research, if a construct has not been convincingly shown to be legitimate, it is premature and misleading to talk about group differences in the alleged construct". 24 What differences? The Significance of the Differences : Evaluation Criteria Let us now put aside these disagreements, and take a look at the methodological and statistical criteria used to assert that there is a difference between the sexes in the areas analyzed. We shall examine these criteria with regard to the differences considered by Maccoby and Jacklin to be "well established".
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The socio-cogniti ve variables that must be considered and isolated in this perspective are those of sex information processing. As such they are cognitive variables, but their role in cognitive functioning is highly dependent upon interpersonal and intergroup interaction processes and upon sociocultural contexts. By taking these variables into account, reinterpretation of the available findings is possible, giving them new coherence. g. , 1986). It would therefore be false to believe that, at one extreme, there are stereotypes that delineate two impervious worlds, one masculine, one feminine, and at the other, there is one world of real behaviour, without differentiation by sex.