How children are biologically programmed to prefer playing with toys aimed at their own gender

Boys and girls are driven by biology to play with toys that are traditionally aimed at their own gender, according to a new study.
The research found that an innate drive pushes boys to prefer trucks and cars and aggressive toys such as guns or toy soldiers.
A similar inbuilt instinct may be the reason why girls have always liked to play with dolls, cosmetics or toys based on domestic life, it said.
But the impact of feminism on parents, advertising and media may be a reason why girls have been less keen on dolls, make-up and kitchen toys in recent years, according to the research paper.... read more

22 November 2017 in Science &Technology, Views: 44
Source: Daily Mail

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