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Societal Pressures to “Man Up” for Adolescent Boys: It’s Not That Simple

Dr. Christopher Reigeluth reviews recent research that finds boys can be highly emotionally expressive within the context of close male friendship. From commonly uttered and popularized policing of masculinity
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APA Releases “Boys Don’t Cry” Video

Growing up, boys often hear “Boys Don’t Cry” as a stereotypical test of manhood. However, this stigmatizes normal human emotions, negatively affecting boys and men. In this short film, we want to change t
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The Magic of Masculinity

Dr. William Reese, Jr., explains how exploring five principles can help men discover and maximize their masculinity. A man may conquer a million men in battle but one who conquers himself is, indeed, the great
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State of Black Boys and Men: Policy and Mental Health Recommendations

The Racial Ethnic Minority Special Interest Group (REMSIG), of the Society for the Psychological Study of Men and Masculinity, is a group of psychologists and graduate students with research and practice intere
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Boys Dramatically Outnumber Girls in ADHD Diagnoses

Newly released “quickstats” from the CDC published in this week’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) indicate that “During 2011–2014 approximately 10% of all children aged 5
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Unmasking Masculinity: Helping Boys Become Connected Men (Video)

Dr. Ryan McKelley, licensed psychologist and associate professor of psychology, discusses how the emotional masks that some boys and men wear can negatively impact their physical and psychology health. The talk
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Relating To Boys About Boys’ Relationships

Judy Chu discusses the ways boys choose to show their feelings and their friendships.  Recent discourse on boys Much of recent discourse on boys has focused on ways in which boys’ socialization towards cultu
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Michael Cunningham, Ph.D.

What is/are your current title/affiliation/professional role(s)? I hold the rank of Professor at Tulane University with a faculty appointment in the Department of Psychology and the undergraduate program in Afr
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Using Superhero Films to Discuss Masculinity with Boys

Dr. Andrew Smiler lists 7 topics of discussion for parents whose sons like superhero films. Superheroes are a cultural staple. This summer, the big screen will be graced by Iron Man 3, Man of Steel, The Lone R