Reflections on the Commenters' Views

Alice H. Eagly*

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Abstract

In response to the comments that followed my article, I explain my agreement with the commenters' positions that (a) feminists take differing positions on similarities and differences between the sexes, (b) the science and politics of gender are intertwined and inseparable, and (c) sex-related differences show a wide range of magnitudes in research findings. Also, I note my disagreement with the commenters by maintaining that (a) the effects of psychological treatments that were aggregated by M. W. Lipsey and D. B. Wilson (1993) are not representative of all psychological findings, (b) quantitative syntheses of research test theories of sex-related differences and derive from detailed analyses of research reports, and (c) feminism has strongly influenced the scientific consensus about sex-related differences.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)169-171
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican Psychologist
Volume50
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 1995

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