Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, November 2nd, 2003
Almost two-thirds of the boys who touched an air pistol when left alone with it also said that the gun was their least favorite object in a group of play items, according to the study by Marjorie S. Hardy, PhD, of Eckerd College published in the Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics.
"Nonetheless, their behaviors belied the truth - they were curious enough about the gun to pick it up," she said.
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