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Are Boys Adrift? Does Gender Even Matter – with Dr. Leonard Sax.

Are boys adrift? Does gender even matter? Let’s dive into how you can unleash your sons motivation and ambition, and raise an unanxious daughter. Join us for this incredible interview with Dr. Leonard Sax, MD Phd and author, as he guides us to help both boys and girls deal with motivation, societal pressures, and school pressures.

Dr. Leonard Sax delves into the scientific literature and draws on more than twenty years of clinical experience to explain boys and girls achieve differently school and are disengaged at home. He shows how social, cultural, and biological factors have created an environment that is literally toxic to boys. He also presents practical solutions, sharing strategies which educators have found effective in re-engaging these children at school, as well as handy tips for parents about everything from homework, to videogames, to medication.

SHOW NOTES
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Guests:
  • Dr. Leonard Sax
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Dr. Leonard Sax

Dr. Leonard Sax MD PhD graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) at the age of 19, and then went on to the University of Pennsylvania, where he earned both a PhD in psychology, and an MD. He completed a 3-year residency in family practice in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. For 19 years, Dr. Sax was a practicing family physician in Maryland, just outside Washington DC. In 2005, Doubleday published his first book Why Gender Matters; an updated edition was published in August 2017. His second book, Boys Adrift, was published in 2007; an updated edition was published in June 2016. His third book Girls on the Edge was published in 2010. His fourth book The Collapse of Parenting was published by Basic Books in December 2015 and became a New York Times bestseller.

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