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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
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Featured Article Spotlight: How do men cope with depression?

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 quarter’s featured
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Men’s vulnerability to suicide

Stephani Granato, Phil Smith, and Candice Selwyn discuss research on men’s vulnerability to suicide in Volume 16(3) of the July 2015 edition of PMM. Their most recent article is titled, “Acquired capab
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Traditional Masculinity and Alcohol: Increasing and Decreasing Risks

Dr. Derek Iwamoto identifies the links between traditional aspects of masculinity and risky patterns of alcohol consumption. Men consume significantly higher amounts of alcohol, and report higher frequencies of