Even as Two-Year-Olds, Girls are More Independent and Sociable
[Source: Medical News Today]
A Norwegian study shows that girls aged two and a half years master most everyday activities better than boys.
Girls of two and a half years of age are more capable of feeding and dressing themselves, they are better at participating in circle time in kindergarten, and they are out of nappies earlier than boys of the same age. This is according to a study of over 1000 Norwegian children aged 30-33 months. Researchers looked at the extent to which girls and boys master different everyday activities. The results show that girls were more advanced in all areas studied by the researchers. The study is part of the Stavanger Project at the Norwegian Centre for Reading Education and Research, the University of Stavanger.
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