Open in a separate window. Preschool boys also display more solitary play than preschool girls. To this end, children's play behavior was observed under naturalistic conditions at nursery schools during self-selected activities and spontaneous peer-groups. Therefore, girls' advantage appears systematically the year before that the play activity becomes the predominant one for both sexes. Malcolm Semple, Editor.
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