The Science of "Dad Reflexes"

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All dads are superheroes
All dads are superheroes

Father's might not have true Spidey-sense, but we're grateful to them for keeping us safe from harm. Watch the video to find out why men's reflexes improve after they have kids.

Has your dad demonstrated his super-powers? Share your story with us, and we might publish it. Anonymous contributions are always welcome.

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