Gender: Psychological Perspectives examines the behavior, biology, and social context in which both women and men function. Research and scholarship form the basis of this book, providing the material for a critical review and an overall picture of gender from a psychological perspective. To accent the relevance of research findings in vivid detail, Brannon supplements the review of scholarly research with personal, narrative accounts of gender-relevant aspects of peoples lives. Brannon also highlights the cross-cultural perspective of gender by including a section on diversity in each chapter, as well as weaving diversity issues throughout the text. Highlights of the Fifth Edition Includes more coverage of men and mens issues, striving for a better balance of womens and mens issues. New chapter organization moves the discussion of gender stereotypes to the third chapter to allow it to act as a framework for the book. Examination of implicit stereotyping also has been added. Includes more than 600 new references and 12 updated headline stories, as well as several new According to the Media and According to the Research boxes. Includes more research on ethnicity and cross-cultural issues, both in the Considering Diversity sections and throughout the chapters. Includes several studies on brain imaging, some that reveal gender differences and others that fail to do so.Brannon, Linda is the author of 'Gender Psychological Perspectives', published 2007 under ISBN 9780205521142 and ISBN 0205521142.