ERIC Number: EJ504405
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
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Gender Bias in Children's Perceptions of Personality Traits.
Powlishta, Kimberly K.
Sex Roles: A Journal of Research, v32 n1-2 p17-28 Jan 1995
Examines sex differences in children's perceptions of personality traits, using an intergroup perspective. As predicted, ratings by 167 8- to 10-year olds reflected strong biases favoring their own sex. Implications for gender segregation and the development of stereotyping are discussed. (SLD)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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