When offered the choice of playing with either a doll or a toy truck, girls will typically pick the doll and boys will opt for the truck. This isn't just because society encourages girls to be nurturing and boys to be active, as people once thought. In experiments, male adolescent monkeys also prefer to play with wheeled vehicles while the females prefer dolls — and their societies say nothing on the matter. The monkey research, conducted with two different species in and , strongly suggested a biological explanation for children's toy preferences. In recent years, the question has become: How and why does biology make males be they monkey or human prefer trucks, and females, dolls? New and ongoing research suggests babies' exposure to hormones while they are in the womb causes their toy preferences to emerge soon after birth.
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What makes a good toy for a young child? Her primary research interest is the development of gender roles. Professor Blakemore : We identified more than toys and classified them to indicate how much each toy was associated with boys, girls, or neither. In general the toys most associated with boys were related to fighting or aggression wrestlers, soldiers, guns, etc. We then divided the toys into six categories, based on these ratings: 1 strongly feminine, 2 moderately feminine, 3 neutral, 5 moderately masculine, and 6 strongly masculine.
Billionaire David Geffen is going to have to find some other pretty young thing to take to state dinners and on all-boy vacations with Barry Diller and other barely closeted rich people. According to Page Six Geffen just broke up with his boy toy. The gossip sheet says the relationship ran its course and that Geffen confirmed the split.