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Masculinity and Fathers’ Expectations

Zach Gerdes and Dr. Ronald F. Levant describe some of the hazards when men try to raise macho sons. It’s not revolutionary to say that fathers influence their sons when it comes to what sons learn about “ma
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When Men Perceive Anti-Male Bias

Men who perceive bias against men may compensate by discriminating again women, according to new research by Dr. Clara L. Wilkins Men in the US increasingly identify as victims of gender discrimination. Men bel
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Using Craigslist to Recruit Men of Color and Produce More Diverse and Representative Samples

Does Craigslist provide a more diverse group of research participants than are typically used? Yes says researchers Kathleen Alto, Keiko McCullough, and Dr. Ronald Levant. Scientists must consider the methods i
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Caring is Masculine: Stay-at-home Fathers and Masculine Identity

  When men become stay-at-home-fathers (SAHFs), they develop new masculine identities that best support their caregiving role and experiences, according to new research by Joyce Lee and Dr. Shawna Lee.  
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Change in Stereotypes of Fathers, 1950-2050

In the future, parents will be more similar than today and still maintain distinct, gender-typical attributes finds researcher Sarah Banchefsky.   What does it mean to “be a man”? For the past century,
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Online Forums: Helping Men Cope with the Challenges of Infertility

Infertility feels like a rollercoaster you can’t get off, increases anxiety, and decreases joy, according to research by Drs. Esmée Hanna and Brendan Gough.   With infertility affecting 1 in 6 coupl
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Do Television’s Dads Make a Difference for New Fathers?

  Expectant fathers learn about fatherhood from television, moreso than expectant mothers learn about motherhood, says Dr. Patty Kuo.   Dimwit Homer Simpson, goofy Phil Murphy of Modern Family, and me
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Measuring Father Involvement with Portuguese Men

For each new edition of the Psychology of Men and Masculinity, we interview authors from a selected publication to highlight some of the exciting research published in the journal. This interview is with João
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Young Men’s Expectations of First-Time Fatherhood

In each new edition of the Psychology of Men and Masculinity, we interview authors from a selected publication to highlight some of the exciting research published in the journal. This feature highlights the a
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Life as a Mexican Man: Conceptions of Masculinity

  Dr. Lizette Ojeda discusses findings from interviews with Mexican men on their conceptions of masculinity. My interest in understanding Mexican masculinity was due in part by not understanding the men in