at the age of eight and beyond, most children can think like immature adults. they can participate in online gaming and compete with equal skill socially with grown adults at that level.
But Barbie dolls are part of play in the stages prior to that.
The brain is in a different state before eight
A lot of implicit ideas for them in that time area, as there’s generally a memory loss that happens around eight years old, with the earlier things consolidated knowledge now
The flood of images – of norms and standards of society – are not immutable but it’s strong