People tend to teach girls to be “good girls” - to sit sill, do what they are told, engage in quiet activities, such as reading, and cooperate with others in their play. Boys tend to learn opposite behaviors - to be physically active, independent, an unruly. These socialized characteristics, it can be argued, place girls at an advantage in classrooms.
Edward Morris. Interesting because this quote is an explanation to why women continue to excel on academics despite the fact that women still make less money across the board than males. The answer: sex role socialization. Hmmm………..