Difference Raising a Son or Daughter

2316 Words May 13th, 2011 10 Pages
When it comes to raising a son or daughter everyone has their own opinions about which one is easier to raise. Parents are still raising their children to do activities which are gender specific. Parents should realize that they raise their children, whether boy or girl, very different from the very day that they are born. If you have a daughter then most parents tend to try to always protect her from being hurt by falling down, but if you have a son then most parents tend to encourage him to be rough and tough. In many research studies where toddler boys and girls are watched, they both showed the most interest in toys that were routinely programmed toward girls. Many parents feel that one huge difference between boys and girls would be …show more content…
According to the case study completed about Montgomery Center for Research in Child ; Adolescent Development (2010), many sex differences have been identified in the parameters underlying the experience of hearing, perhaps most importantly in the relationship between the objective amplitude of auditory stimuli and the subjective experience of loudness. One of the most accomplished psycho-physicists of the 20th century, Dr. J. J. Stevens, recognized that for auditory stimuli, the subjective experience can be related to the objective stimuli by a relationship generally referred to today as “Stevens’ Power Law” (e.g. Stevens, 1970). Rogers and colleagues (2003) measured subjects’ most comfortable listening level and subjects’ acceptable background noise level. Their subjects included 25 females and 25 males, all between 19 and 25 years of age, and all with normal hearing. The most comfortable listening level for females was 36.2 decibels, and for males it was 42.1 decibels, or about 6 decibels louder. Males preferred speakers to speak about 6 decibels louder compared to the loudness preferred by females. The acceptable background noise level for females was 24.8 decibels, while for males it was 31.7 decibels, or about 7 decibels louder. Psychophysical investigations in which subjects’ sensitivity to sound is measured directly consistently find that the average female is more sensitive to
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