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ERIC Number: EJ618679
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-0022-0965
Gender Biases in Children's Appraisals of Injury Risk and Other Children's Risk-Taking Behaviors.
Morrongiello, Barbara A.; Midgett, Corina; Stanton, Kerri-Lynn
Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, v77 n4 p317-36 Dec 2000
Assessed beliefs of 6-, 8-, and 10-year-olds about the injury risk presented by various play behaviors in stories. Found that children rated boys as having lower likelihood of injury than girls during the same activity. Children were more accurate in identifying the sex of the character in stories of boys' injuries than girls' injuries, and accuracy improved with age. (Author/KB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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