2011 Regional Conference -- University of Virginia
Sex differences are not simply the result of societal expectations and parental influence; they are deeply rooted in our biology and they are consequential. This talk provides the evidence about sex differences and explore their implications for our culture and public policies.
Dr. and Mrs. Wilcox provide an overview of the successful steps that students can take to find a good spouse, and the steps they can take once they are married to remain happily married.
Is a Father Different from a Parent? Fathers’ Unique Presence in and Contribution to Their Children’s Lives
David Blankenhorn and Dr. Linda Malone-Colon exchange their informed viewpoints on the importance of fatherhood and the unique contribution of fathers upon sons, and upon daughters.
The presentation provides an analysis of the unique contributions and influence of mothers in terms of the role of maternal-child attachment on children’s development, the effects of non- maternal child care, and the extent to which men mother in the same way as women.