Building blocks for developing spatial skills: evidence from a large, representative U.S. sample.

Abstract

There is evidence suggesting that children's play with spatial toys (e.g., puzzles and blocks) correlates with spatial development. Females play less with spatial toys than do males, which arguably accounts for males' spatial advantages; children with high socioeconomic status (SES) also show an advantage, though SES-related differences in spatial play have… (More)
DOI: 10.1177/0956797614563338

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@article{Jirout2015BuildingBF, title={Building blocks for developing spatial skills: evidence from a large, representative U.S. sample.}, author={Jamie J. Jirout and Nora S. Newcombe}, journal={Psychological science}, year={2015}, volume={26 3}, pages={302-10} }