How Is Gender Related to Childrenõs Friendships

Question 26
Multiple Choice

How is gender related to childrenÕs friendships? A) When situational context is taken into account, gender differences in social behavior are reduced, especially in young children. B) Behavioral differences between boys and girls are strongest when boys and girls are in each otherÕs presence and diminish little when boys and girls are observed alone. C) There is little overlap in the types of friendship behaviors reported by both genders. D) Only about 10 percent of childrenÕs friendships are with opposite-sex friends.