Posted by **missy** on Monday, October 10, 2011 at 9:14pm.

Researchers have found that, during childhood:

A) girls' gender schemas are more rigid than boys' gender schemas.

B)when boys play with girls, the boys lose status.

C)boys like it when girls dress and behave like boys.

D)girls express stronger preferences for feminine toys than boys do for masculine toys.

I chose A, am I right?

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**Ms. Sue**, Monday, October 10, 2011 at 9:17pm
Ugh! What kind of class are you taking that encourages such stereotyping?

Check your book for whatever it's author thinks is the "right" answer.

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**missy**, Monday, October 10, 2011 at 9:21pm
It is very frustaring Ms.Sue, I have read this book over and over, but based on the fact that I have a boy and a girl at home, this seems to be the right answer

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**Ms. Sue**, Monday, October 10, 2011 at 9:29pm
You're probably right that A is the answer.

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**PsyDAG**, Tuesday, October 11, 2011 at 10:58am
Since girls can dress like boys without sanction, but boys get sanctioned for dressing like girls, I would not choose A. I would prefer B.

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