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Old 08-31-2017, 09:23 AM
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Default Other research supporting the importance of dads in the lives of children

Other carefully designed and conducted research showing the importance of dads in the lives of children include that done by Bauzerman:

http://www.apa.org/news/press/releas...3/custody.aspx

and ongoing research by Sara McLanahan and others in a joint study between Princeton and Colombia Universities called Fragile Families and Childhood Wellbeing.

Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing Study |

This is a longitudinal study of 5000 children which has been following the that group of children for about 15 years. It has been finding gross negative outcomes more common in children who don't have substantial time with their dad.

I don't know whether Canadian judges who are responsible for executing a "best interests test" have any education about what is in the best interests of children. It might be interesting to find out...