Gender bias in mothers' expectations about infant crawling.

@article{Mondschein2000GenderBI,
  title={Gender bias in mothers' expectations about infant crawling.},
  author={E. Mondschein and K. Adolph and C. Tamis-LeMonda},
  journal={Journal of experimental child psychology},
  year={2000},
  volume={77 4},
  pages={
          304-16
        }
}
Although boys outshine girls in a range of motor skills, there are no reported gender differences in motor performance during infancy. This study examined gender bias in mothers' expectations about their infants' motor development. Mothers of 11-month-old infants estimated their babies' crawling ability, crawling attempts, and motor decisions in a novel locomotor task-crawling down steep and shallow slopes. Mothers of girls underestimated their performance and mothers of boys overestimated… Expand
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