Boys and girls on the playground: sex differences in social development are not stable across early childhood

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Barbu, Stéphanie; Cabanes, Guénaël; Le Maner-Idrissi, Gaïd;
(2011)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS ONE, volume 6, issue 1 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3030576, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0016407
  • Subject: Social and Behavioral Sciences | [SCCO.PSYC]Cognitive science/Psychology | [SHS.GENRE]Humanities and Social Sciences/Gender studies | Research Article | Sexual and Gender Issues | Sociology | Child Development | Infant | Cross-Sectional Studies | [SCCO.NEUR]Cognitive science/Neuroscience | Psychology | Female | [ SHS.GENRE ] Humanities and Social Sciences/Gender studies | [ SCCO.PSYC ] Cognitive science/Psychology | Gender Identity | Social Research | Social Networks | Social Behavior | Clinical Research Design | Age Factors | Medicine | Play and Playthings | Q | R | Schools | [ SCCO.NEUR ] Cognitive science/Neuroscience | Pediatrics | Science | Humans | Male | Longitudinal Studies | Child

International audience; Sex differences in human social behaviors and abilities have long been a question of public and scientific interest. Females are usually assumed to be more socially oriented and skillful than males. However, despite an extensive literature, the v... View more
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