ERIC Number: EJ414440
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
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Illusory Correlation and the Maintenance of Sex Role Stereotypes in Children.
Meehan, Anita M.; Janik, Leann M.
Sex Roles: A Journal of Research, v22 n1-2 p83-95 Jan 1990
Uses a sample of 33 second graders and 34 fourth graders to examine the tendency of children to perceive illusory correlations leading to greater recall of events that confirm sex stereotypes. Finds that both age groups perceived illusory correlations, giving the highest frequency estimates to traditional stimuli. (FMW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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