Study about parents spanking kids

Study about parents spanking kids



  1. it’s not going away, because there is no such thing as “non-physical” punishing (or discipline, or “consequences”) and parents learn that the hard way, IRL. The only meaningful question is Punish or Not. There is no in between, which no-one seems to be willing to say.


  2. Great article, thanks.

    ” . . . there have not been any longitudinal studies dividing children into “spanked” and “non-spanked” groups and tracking any emotional and behavioral consequences over time.”

    – Ha! That’s because for reasons stated above, there is no “non-spanked” group to study. Yet, at least.


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