A Cross-Cultural Analysis of Sex Differences in the Behavior of Children Aged Three Through 11

@article{Whiting1973ACA,
  title={A Cross-Cultural Analysis of Sex Differences in the Behavior of Children Aged Three Through 11},
  author={B. Whiting and C. Edwards},
  journal={Journal of Social Psychology},
  year={1973},
  volume={91},
  pages={171-188}
}
Summary Our study suggests that (a) there are universal sex differences in the behavior of children 3–11 years of age, but the differences are not consistent nor as great as the studies of American and Western European children would suggest; (b) socialization pressure in the form of task assignment and the associated frequency of interaction with different categories of individuals—i.e., infants, adults, and peers—may well explain many of these differences; (c) aggression, perhaps especially… Expand
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