Male and Female Communication: Styles, Patterns & Differences


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Though research has shown that there are differences in the ways that men and women communicate, _____ differences are generally larger than _____ differences.

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1. Research has shown that women _____ more than men do.

2. Which stereotype is supported by some research?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This combined quiz and worksheet will assess you on differences in men's and women's communication styles. You'll be quizzed on common communication practices of both genders and potential explanations for the differences between them.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these tools to test your knowledge of:

  • The discipline that studies communication differences between men and women
  • What women's intuition is
  • What a lone wolf is in terms of business
  • How to deal with male and female communication differences in the workplace

Skills Practiced

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about men's and women's communication practices in a different light
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast the differences in communication that commonly exist between men and women
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about male and female communication

Additional Learning

To learn more, review the accompanying lesson, Male and Female Communication: Styles, Patterns & Differences. The lesson contains the following objectives:

  • Learn potential explanations for male and female communication approaches
  • Define nurture
  • Identify which gender is more likely to think in collaborative terms
  • Explore differences in how men and women commonly make decisions
  • Understand potential exceptions to these practices and how perceptions may differ