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Tue Jun 26, 2018, 02:53 PM

6. One of the best studies ever

People volunteered to participate in a study. When they arrived they were taken to a room with a child about 18 months old. They were told things were running behind because one of the lab techs had to care for this child who belonged to an earlier subject. The participant was told if they could care for the child it would get things back on schedule. They were given the child's name and cared for the child which was the actual experiment. The child's sex had been randomly assigned and the child was dressed in the appropriate gendered clothing. Everybody interacted with the "girls" differently from the "boys." Girls were more likely to be held and engaged with verbally. Boys were more likely to be engaged in physical play. Girls were offered girl toys and boys were offered boy toys. The children didn't seem to have a preference either way. I'm not sure if there are clips on You Tube or not but it was fascinating to watch.

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