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Dr Anna Machin
Evolutionary anthropologist, broadcaster, writer. Romantic & family relationship scientist Author The Life of Dad: The Making of the Modern Father (June 2018)
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Dr Anna Machin 4h
And all of this research was carried out I should say!
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Dr Anna Machin 4h
This does occur but in a very small number of cases, the number of men who are raising children who are not biologically theirs but believe they are is much smaller than reported. And as I state in Life of Dad being a dad is not about biology it's about stepping up.
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Aeon 8h
Evolutionary anthropology shows that the representation of fathers as absent or detached is misguided. Shifting our perspective on fatherhood will benefit both parents and children
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Aeon 21h
Only five per cent of mammals have investing fathers. Evolution explains why humans are the exception in the ape family
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Dr Anna Machin 21h
They don’t invest in terms of care taking, carrying or feeding so we don’t classify them as investing fathers. Although they will play! When defending the group in reality they are defending their females.
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Dr Anna Machin 24h
I’m incredibly proud to have got an article about the wonder that is the human dad published in please RT so we can continue to change the conversation about dads
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Dr Anna Machin Jan 8
People of Brighton I'm coming to talk all things dads 23.1! Genetics, brains hormones and psychology. Good if you are a dad or bring the dad(s) in your life along! You will be amazed by who dad actually is....
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Dr Anna Machin Jan 14
We often overlook the powerful love that exists between friends. Here's a reminder... ‘When my world fell apart my friends became my family’
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Fatherhood Institute Jan 11
Our FRED (Fathers Reading Every Day) programme - changing lives in Nottingham. Film by Small Steps Big Changes. If you want to bring FRED to your area, get in touch with us here or email j.davies@fatherhoodinstitute.org.
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Dr Anna Machin Jan 9
I'm being published in France! The dad message makes it over the Channel! And an excellent title 'Becoming Dad' Love it.
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Dr Anna Machin Jan 9
A moving story & the reason why we have to empower dads to be with their kids, to have the confidence borne from knowing they are biologically prepped to be dad, a unique & special role. MAINA: Fatherhood is more than just paying bills via
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Dr Anna Machin Jan 9
This is totally un-work related (apart from the fact my three co-workers are dogs) but this account is really the best thing on Twitter...brightens an otherwise gloomy January day!
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Fatherhood Institute Jan 9
The NHS is the UK's biggest employer and its policy on for junior doctors looks confused, sexist and outdated.
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Dr Anna Machin Jan 9
Those pesky voles have been at it again. This time suggesting that there is a genetic predisposition to monogamy.....makes you think..... Base paired up: study suggests genetic formula to monogamy
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Dr Anna Machin Jan 8
People of Brighton I'm coming to talk all things dads 23.1! Genetics, brains hormones and psychology. Good if you are a dad or bring the dad(s) in your life along! You will be amazed by who dad actually is....
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Dr Anna Machin Dec 20
Replying to @JefkinsRobert
Omg they’re not re-showing it are they? I’ll have to hide.
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Dr Anna Machin Dec 20
Dads are tough to buy xmas presents for aren't they? Instead of socks buy them my book! All about the science behind being a dad.....
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Dr Anna Machin Dec 19
Oh yes ladies! Listen out for that booming baritone if you want a hint that he fancies you but remember the most important thing is to listen to what he says.The brain is the sexiest organ. BBC News - Voice changes may show your date fancies you
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Dr Anna Machin Dec 18
And baby massage is great both for bonding with baby but also to alleviate the symptoms of perinatal depression in mums and dads
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David Lammy Dec 17
The consequences of a father falling out of a child’s life are hugely significant. We need to take fatherhood seriously. Important new report from .
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