Monday, June 18, 2007

ABC's of gender

Study finds even toddlers know gender expectations

By Heather May, The Salt Lake Tribune

If moms suddenly started shaving their faces and wearing neckties and dads painted their nails and applied lipstick, would their 2-year-olds notice?

It turns out they would. At 24 months of age, children seem to recognize gender stereotypes - and when they are broken, according to research from Brigham Young University

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