Kent State Researchers Revisit how to Measure the Father Factor

Providing simple encouragement goes a long way in forming a strong bond between a dad and his child, but how do you accurately measure that bond?

It is a question that Kent State University researchers pondered after many dads scored inaccurately low on traditional tests.

Kathryn Kerns, Ph.D., professor of psychological sciences in Kent State’s College of the Arts and Sciences, created new ways to measure the father factor.

Read more in The Wall Street Journal as it highlights Kerns’ research and the new techniques used to evaluate parenting.

POSTED: Thursday, June 18, 2015 10:56 AM
Updated: Saturday, December 3, 2022 01:02 AM
Kristin Anderson