Study of Sexual Discrimination in Psychology: Examples & Impact


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What is sexual discrimination?

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1. What period in history is usually considered to have a sharp uptick in sexual discrimination?

2. What is true of sexual discrimination in ancient civilizations?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Sexual discrimination includes a variety of issues related to a person's psychology. Test your understanding of this subject by answering questions on important topics like a definition of sexual discrimination and a period in history when sexual discrimination increased.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These areas will be covered on the quiz:

  • Sexual discrimination in ancient civilizations
  • Psychological causes of sexual discrimination
  • The psychological phenomenon that happens when people direct sexual biases against themselves

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - make sure you can accurately define sexual discrimination
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding a historical period when sexual discrimination increased dramatically
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the sexual discrimination that occurred in ancient civilizations and some of the psychological causes of sexual discrimination

Additional Learning

If you're interested in learning more about sexual discrimination, you can review the lesson titled Study of Sexual Discrimination in Psychology: Examples & Impact. You'll have the chance to cover these points:

  • Definitions of discrimination, sexual identity and psychology
  • Changes to the social acceptance of sexual discrimination
  • Heteronormativity
  • Psychological well being that comes from a supportive community