Sunday, August 30, 2009

Fathers matter

From the Daily Mail:

In a world where advances in cloning and genetics are threatening to make men redundant, scientists finally have some reassuring news.

A study has shown that fathers play a crucial in family life - and that without a dad present in the crucial first stage of life, offspring grow up to be less sociable.

Although the findings come from a study of animals, it adds to the growing evidence that fathers influence the way children develop.

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