Barbie vs. Mrs. Potato Head: What do they say about girls' career outlooks?

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March 6, 2014 10:04:06 AM PST
Playing with Barbie could limit a girl's view of their career choices. That's according to a new study from Oregon State University.

The researcher had girls ages 4 to 7 play with either a Barbie doll or a Mrs. Potato Head. The study found that girls who played with Barbie thought they could do fewer jobs than boys, despite the slew of jobs Barbie is known for.

But those girls who played with Mrs. Potato Head thought they could do about the same.

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