ERIC Number: EJ358538
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: 0
Sex Differences in Spatial Competence: The Ability of Young Children to Map 'Primed' Unfamiliar Environments.
Matthews, M. H.
Educational Psychology, v7 n2 p77-90 1987
Reports a study designed to investigate the effects of gender upon the acquisition of spatial and environmental skills among primary grade children. Results showed boys performed better on complex tasks and lend support to those who argue that more extensive movements of boys through the environment leads to superior spatial ability. (Author/JDH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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