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Child and Adolescent Psychology

by A.K
(The Netherlands)

Photo Credit: robinn

Photo Credit: robinn

I found out during my research both boys and girls in a community sample become more positive with age, whereas girls are more negative about themselves than boys.

Around the age of 19 boys and girl think equally about their own performance and their nervousness appearance.

Why is it that girls are more negative about themselves and how come this difference between boys and girls disappears with age?

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