Gender similarities and differences in children's social behavior: finding personality in contextualized patterns of adaptation.

@article{Zakriski2005GenderSA,
  title={Gender similarities and differences in children's social behavior: finding personality in contextualized patterns of adaptation.},
  author={Audrey L. Zakriski and Jack C. Wright and Marion K. Underwood},
  journal={Journal of personality and social psychology},
  year={2005},
  volume={88 5},
  pages={844-55}
}
This research examined how a contextualist approach to personality can reveal social interactional patterns that are obscured by gender comparisons of overall behavior rates. For some behaviors (verbal aggression), girls and boys differed both in their responses to social events and in how often they encountered them, yet they did not differ in overall behavior rates. For other behaviors (prosocial), gender differences in overall rates were observed, yet girls and boys differed more in their… CONTINUE READING

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