Research shows that girls aged three to six sought help more often than boys did, but both girls and boys aged seven to eleven sought help the same amount.
Research shows that girls of all age groups are more likely to withdraw from achieving a goal when it is blocked by some obstacle, and also are more likely to withdraw from their peers. Boys in all age groups were more likely to respond aggressively to aggressive instigations. Androgynous children withdrew from all of these situations
Research shows that girls age three to six were more likely to offer help than boys in the same age group, but boys and girls aged seven to eleven offered help the same amount. Both androgynous boys and girls offered help at age three to six and seven to eleven.
Research shows that three to six year old girls offered responsible suggestions to a problem more than boys did, but by age seven to eleven both boys and girls offered these suggestions the same amount.
Research shows that boys of all ages engaged in rough and tumble play more often than girls but despite popular belief, boys were also more verbally insulting than girls. Androgynous boys did not exhibit this behavior to the extent that masculine boys did, and androgynous girls exhibited some of this aggressive behavior.
(All previous information from Kaplan 188-204)