Normal responses to sexually anatomically detailed dolls

  title={Normal responses to sexually anatomically detailed dolls},
  author={Brenda L. Dawson and Allison R. Vaughan and William Abrams Frederic G. Hoppin Mark Reasor J. Absher Ro Wagner},
  journal={Journal of Family Violence},
The behaviors and verbalizations of normal, preschool age boys and girls during interactions with sexually anatomically detailed (SAD) dolls were examined. A structured, nonsuggestive interview with each child was videotaped, and five behaviors and five verbalizations were coded for each of five phases of the interview. A two-way ANOVA (gender × phase) showed that during those phases when the dolls were undressed, both boys and girls showed more sexual exploratory play, aggressive behavior… CONTINUE READING