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Many cultures around the world share the stereotype that pink is for girls and blue is for boys (Ishii et al., 2019). These stereotypes appear in the socialization of society, especially in minors (Karniol, 2011; LoBue & DeLoache, 2011; Bridges, 1993; Pomerleau et al., 1990).