Biological sex interacts with environment in ways not fully understood. Identical twin girls separated at birth and reunited decades later have shown both startling similarities and differences. In 2005 Kim Wallen of Emory University noted, "I think the '' question is not meaningful, because it treats them as independent factors, whereas in fact everything is nature and nurture." Wallen said gender differences emerge very early and come about through an underlying preference males and females have for their chosen activities.
Girls' bodies undergo gradual changes during . Puberty is the process of physical changes by which a 's matures into an body capable of to enable . It is initiated by signals from the to the . In response to the signals, the gonads produce hormones that stimulate and the growth, function, and transformation of the , , , , , , , and . —height and weight—accelerates in the first half of puberty and is completed when the child has developed an adult body. Until the maturation of their reproductive capabilities, the pre-pubertal, physical differences between boys and girls are the . Puberty is a process that usually takes place between 10 and 16 years, but these ages differ from girl to girl. The major landmark of girls' puberty is , the onset of , which occurs on average between 12 and 13.
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