Popular Articles

Why Stinky Socks May Bother Women More Than Men

The New York Times
A couple, returning from vacation, turns on the air-conditioning. The wife is overwhelmed by a terrible stench coming from the ductwork and is convinced that an animal must have died in the house....
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“I Just Want Her to be Happy”

First Things
The Science Talent Search is the leading science competition for American high school students. It’s often referred to as “The Junior Nobel Prize.” According to a recent study, 83 percent of...
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Parenting in the Age of Awfulness

The Wall Street Journal
Kyle was absorbed in a videogame on his cellphone, so I asked his mom, “How long has Kyle had a stomach ache?” Mom said, “I’m thinking it’s been about two days.” Then Kyle replied,...
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TV Appearances

Advice to parents for raising strong boys (Today Show)

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Boys Adrift (Fox Business News)

John Stossel interviews Dr. Sax on Fox Business News
Grow Up: Parenting Wars with John Stossel
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ADHD Misdiagnosed? (CNN)

Dr. Sax is interviewed on CNN's American Morning
1 million kids misdiagnosed with ADHD?
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Scholarly Publications

Polyethylene Terephthalate May Yield Endocrine Disruptors

Environmental Health Perspectives
View PDF » My commentary on the possible risks of PET triggered a hostile reply from Ralph Vasami, director of the trade group representing manufacturers of PET. You can read his letter, and my...
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Sex Differences in Hearing

Advances in Gender and Education
Implications for best practice in the classroom View PDF »
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Who First Suggests the Diagnosis of Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder?

Annals of Family Medicine
ABSTRACT   PURPOSE We wanted to survey physicians in the Washington, DC, metropolitan area regarding the frequency with which physicians, teachers, parents, and others first suggest the...
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