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Recent microscopic analysis shows that the retinas of male and female eyes are quite different. Females have a much higher concentration of P-cells (responsible for colors and textures). Males have many more M-cells (responsible for tracking movement).

Boys and girls see the world differently

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For years, well meaning social scientists, parents, and teachers have battled for gender equity by giving our girls toy cars and asking our boys to use more colors when drawing. As a parent, I've done it myself. Not interested in having a "girly-girl," we gave our daughter's second birthday a "Balls and Games" theme. We encouraged physical play. I even made her watch football with me on Sundays.

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