Selected Media Coverage

Appeared on Good Day Columbus, “New moms and Facebook,” June 14, 2016.

Interviewed for Mashable, “Study helps explain why some new moms post nonstop on Facebook” by Rebecca Ruiz, May 30, 2016.

Research featured in The New York Times, “Men do more at home, but not as much as they think” by Claire Cain Miller, November 12, 2015.

Interviewed for Yahoo Parenting, “How moms judge dad’s parenting skills” by Esther Crain, August 7, 2015.

Interviewed for The New York Times Taking Note: Editorial Page Editor’s Blog, “A hidden gender gap for parents” by Anna North, May 8, 2015.

Research featured in The Washington Post Wonkblog, “Study: Men are lazy to their core” by Christopher Ingraham, May 7, 2015.

Interviewed for Time, “How couples play with dolls predicts their parenting style, study says” by Belinda Luscombe, August 26, 2014.

Research featured in The Washington Post, “Will you get along as parents? Here’s one way to find out – before baby arrives,” by Gail Sullivan, August 26, 2014.

Interviewed for, “When ‘super mom’ is super sad: Pressures haunt new parents,” by Alice Gomstyn, August 19, 2014.

Research featured in Time, “The problem with wanting to know your baby’s sex before birth,” by Eliana Dockterman, June 3, 2014.

Research featured in Science 360 Network: NSF Science Now, Episode 18, by Dena Headlee, December 2013.

Research featured in The Chicago Tribune, “It takes an e-village to raise a child,” by Michelle Maltais, June 30, 2012. Link:

Research featured in The Los Angeles Times, “New moms find comforting berth in blogs, Facebook, studies find,” by Michelle Maltais, June 21, 2012. Link:

Research featured in The Atlantic Monthly, “Study: After giving birth, new moms spend more time on Facebook,” by Hans Villarica, June 19, 2012. Link:

Interviewed for USA Today, “Years of research point to strain kids put on relationships,” by Sharon Jayson, March 7, 2012. Link:

Interviewed for Time, “The parenting trap: Why you shouldn’t care what others think of how you raise your kids,” by Bonnie Rochman, January 3, 2012. Link:

Interviewed for the Toronto Star, “Is equal parenting really better?” by Andrea Gordon, February 12, 2011. Link:

Interviewed for, “Do feminists have it wrong on child care?” by David Freeman, February 3, 2011. Link:

Interviewed for Time, “Dad helping with the kids? Moms: Expect conflict, not cooperation,” by Bonnie Rochman, February 2, 2011. Link: Named one of the “Top Ten New Findings in Parenting in 2011” by Time, see:,28804,2101344_2101158_2101154,00.html

Interviewed for The New York Times parenting blog, “Equality isn’t always easy,” by Lisa Belkin, January 31, 2011. Link:

Interviewed for, “Dad’s off the hook? Study says fathers should be a little less involved in parenting,” by Meghan Casserly, January 27, 2011. Link:

Research featured in Scientific American Mind, “Family Guy,” by Emily Anthes, May/June 2010.

Interviewed for The Wall Street Journal, “Mother may I? Helping moms back off so dads can be dads,” by Sue Shellenbarger, June 17, 2009. Link:

Interviewed for USA Today, “More parents share the workload when mom learns to let go,” by Sharon Jayson, May 5, 2009. Link:

Interviewed for, “When moms criticize, dads back off baby care,” by Melissa Dahl, June 12, 2008. Link: