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Father’s Day: Understanding the chemical and psychological connection between father and child

Father’s day is focused on celebrating the bond between fathers and their children. However, Father’s Day is also a time to understand the science and psychology that creates such a special connection.  From changes in brain chemistry to long-term emotional well-being, father-child connections are complex. Becoming a father drastically alters…

Dads get a bad rap: Insights into being a supportive father, despite what pop culture and societal stereotypes may say

Dads are commonly portrayed in pop culture as oblivious, absent-minded, and detached—in other words, they’re often shown as being incapable of parenting. The laughs are real, but the societal implications are as well. Our favorite shows and media often critique and remark on our social norms and issues. When it…

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