Friendship selection: Differences between single-sex and mixed-sex contexts (Dijkstra & Berger, 2018)

A study of friendship selection and its effects on behaviour in young people in Chile has compared all-male, all-female and mixed-sex classrooms, finding that prosocial behaviour (actions intended to benefit others, such as helping, sharing, cooperating) increase with the number of nominations as best friend in all-male, and particularly in…
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