As Little Girls and Boys Grow, They Think Alike

March 22nd, 2011 by drlinsf in Lins Bits

WSJ Mar 22, 2011

by Avery Johnson

Boys’ and girls’ brains are different—but not always in the ways you might think.

A common stereotype is that boys develop more slowly than girls, putting them at a disadvantage in school where pressure to perform is starting ever younger. Another notion is that puberty is a time when boys’ and girls’ brains grow more dissimilar, accounting for some of the perceived disparities between the sexes.


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