The role of language skills in perceived prosocialityin kindergarten boys and girls

  title={The role of language skills in perceived prosocialityin kindergarten boys and girls},
  author={Caroline Bouchard and Richard Cloutier and France Gravel and Ann Sutton},
  journal={European Journal of Developmental Psychology},
  pages={338 - 357}
The main goal of this study is to clarify the role of language in perceived prosociality according to the gender of the child by using a sample of 209 French-speaking children (93 girls and 116 boys) attending kindergarten (M = 66.8 months, SD = 3.7). In keeping with many studies on this subject, our results showed significant gender differences with respect to the prosociality of kindergarten children as perceived by their teachers. In parallel with gender differences in prosociality… 

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