Category Archives: Academia

Why Don’t We Value Spacial Intelligence?

From Jonathan Wai in Psychology Today: Over 90 years ago, Lewis Terman attempted to identify the brightest kids in California.  There were two young boys who took Terman’s test but who did not make the cutoff to be included in … Continue reading

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‘Equal pay day’ this year is April 12; the next ‘equal occupational fatality day’ will be in the year 2027

On the gender gap in occupational fatalities by Mark Perry at the American Enterprise Institute: Every year the National Committee on Pay Equity (NCPE) publicizes its “Equal Pay Day” to bring public attention to the gender pay gap. According to the NCPE, … Continue reading

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The Gender Role & The Gender Brain in Education

The Gender Role & The Gender Brain in Education by Sean Kullman (This article first appeared in the commission newsletter, The Proposal.) The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) does important work on civil rights, and the single-sex school debate continues … Continue reading

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Raising Kids and Running a Household: How Working Parents Share the Load

A new survey report from Pew Research Centers: While mothers and fathers offer somewhat different views of the division of labor in their household, there is general agreement about who in their family is more job- or career-focused. For example, … Continue reading

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Family Structure and the Gender Gap

Following on an earlier post, the concerns about fatherless America 20 years ago, here is more recent data summarized by W. Bradford Wilcox in National Review: On October 14, Princeton University and Brookings released a new issue of The Future of Children, focused … Continue reading

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A review of “Fatherless America”

A review of “Fatherless America” by Chester E. Finn in Commentary:  And as for the now-absent biological father, even when he provides financial support and regularly visits his progeny, Blankenhorn is brutally candid: “The end of co-residency and the rupture … Continue reading

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Why don’t we hear about the numbers of male abuse victims?

From Jenna Birch at Yahoo! Health: Roughly 40 percent of the victims of severe physical violence were men. The CDC repeated the survey in 2011, the results of which were published in 2014, and found almost identical numbers — with the … Continue reading

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A Disadvantaged Start Hurts Boys More Than Girls

From Claire Cain Miller in the New York Times: Boys are falling behind. They graduate from high school and attend college at lower rates than girls and are more likely to get in trouble, which can hurt them when they … Continue reading

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Mars vs. Venus: The gender gap in health

An overview of male and female heath statistics. Mars vs. Venus: The gender gap in health in Harvard’s Men’s Health Watch (2010)

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Warren Farrell Explains Why a White House Council on Boys and Men Helps Cut Govt. Costs

  In this video, Dr. Farrell explains how a White House Council on Boys and Men, by strengthening father involvement and the family, reduces the need for the government-as-substitute husband:    

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Warren Farrell Speaks on Boys at Toronto

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Gaming to Re-engage Boys in Learning

A video on boys titled “Gaming to re-engage boys in learning” by one of our members, Ali Carr-Chellman.    

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Male Market Share and the Failure of Women’s Studies

By Lionel Tiger

Has something finally changed in the sexual politics of academia? For more than a generation the verities of feminist theory and female interests have dominated administration policy, including who gets accepted to college and who graduates.

Anyone who has taken part in academic life for the last thirty years is well aware of the organizational power of women’s studies departments. That power has yielded Continue reading

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