Enrichment

Do infants play with gender specific toys before they know what gender is?

Joseph Sparks

13th June 2016

While PSYA3 may have taken place last week, recent research by Todd, Barry & Thommessen (2016) suggests that boys and girls demonstrate gender specific toy preferences before they're old enough to be aware of what gender actually is.

Joseph Sparks

Joseph is a Subject Advisor for Psychology at tutor2u. He is an experienced Psychology & Music Teacher, Writer, Examiner and Presenter. He is currently completing a Professional Doctorate in Education and is passionate about the impact of technology on teaching and learning.

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