Gender Role


Products within this topic measure personality traits and behaviors that are associated with – and perceived as sensitive to – gender.

The term “gender role” refers to social and behavioral norms that are generally considered appropriate for men and women in social or interpersonal relationships. Within certain cultures, gender roles dictate which attitudes, actions, and personality traits are perceived as linked to a particular gender.

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Adjective Check List
Assesses personality traits with a full sphere of descriptive adjectives. The ACL provides a convenient, standardized method for recording and generating meaning for personal attributes of an individual. The ACL form can be used for self or observer ratings and Transform provides self or multi-rater assessment and reporting.
Bem Sex Role Inventory
A measure of androgyny and gender role. Assesses masculinity/femininity through self-reported possession of socially desirable, stereotypical traits. Measures the extent of spontaneously sorted self-relevant information into distinct masculine and feminine categories.