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Toy Evaluation Field Research Presentation KAITLYN ADAMS, SUBASHRI SANKARASUBRAMANIAN, JANELLE WILLIAMS UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX PSYCH/600 FEBRUARY 1, 2021 ROLLO JONES
How do toys influence behavior, self-concept, and identity? Important aspect of gender socialization Introduces concept of body image Possible fetishization and hypersexualisation Simpler toys - More autonomy Pretend play behavior changes according to toy
How do toys influence behavior, self-concept, and identity?
What did you observe concerning positive and negative gender stereotyping?
Relative influences of environment and heredity on gender and identity development in children? Gender is based on social conditioning Females more prone to GID (Sasaki et al, 2016) “Hormones provide proximal mechanism” (Alessandra et al. 2005) Influences CGT and AGI (Burri et al. 2011)
How can toys promote aggressive behavior? Children are sponges Programs with aggressive content Aggressive environment Children imitate what they see in their environment Exposure to aggression, encourages aggression
Do toys increase aggressive behavior in children?

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