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Gender socialization tends to entail differential encouragement of boys and girls in different activities. Parents may encourage girls to pursue activities like dance, whereas boys are encouraged to pursue sports. Recent evidence has shown links between rhythmic and phonological abilities, and improving rhythmic ability may have positive effects on reading ability.
Gender identity; Dance; Gender expression
Dance | Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies | Fine Arts
White, Samantha J., "Dance, Gender, and Development" (2022). Undergraduate Research Symposium Posters. 101.
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