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17 June 2010

Playtime shapes gender roles

The different ways mothers and fathers play with their child helps shape a toddler's view of what is masculine and what is feminine, new research suggests.

The different ways mothers and fathers play with their child helps shape a toddler's view of what is masculine and what is feminine, new research suggests.

All groupings of interaction were taped, including mother-son, mother-daughter, father-son and father-daughter combinations.

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