Saturday, June 25, 2005

Why Gender Matters

Some goofy child psychologists and educators think that things like competitive sports and other traditional activities for kids are bad because they promote aggression. But promoting aggression is actually beneficial, to a degree. Boys in particular learn to fight other boys, and to later make friends with those boys. This and similar issues are explained in Why Gender Matters: What Parents and Teachers Need to Know about the Emerging Science of Sex Differences, By Leonard Sax.

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