Tears or Fears? Comparing Gender Stereotypes about Movie Preferences to Actual Preferences

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Wühr, Peter; Lange, Benjamin P.; Schwarz, Sascha;
(2017)

This study investigated the accuracy of gender-specific stereotypes about movie-genre preferences for 17 genres. In Study 1, female and male participants rated the extent to which 17 movie genres are preferred by women or men. In Study 2, another sample of female and ma... View more
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