IQs of children ages 2 to 4 who were not spanked
were 5 points higher four years later than the IQs of those who were spanked
At age 5 years, 52% of the children were spanked
by their mothers and 33% by their fathers.
That figure may seem low, particularly since about half of the US population recalls being spanked
in childhood, but nevertheless shows that physical punishment can raise the risk of problems later on, experts said.
The book - the basis for a new Channel 4 documentary - details Spank Daddy's modus operandi, which is to meet women face-to-face to assess their motives for wanting to be spanked
, as well as his experiences.
When parents are loving and firm and communicate well with the child," Baumrind noted, "the children are exceptionally competent and well adjusted, whether or not their parents spanked
them as preschoolers.
I wonder how many gang members and criminals were spanked
and learned the consequences when they were young.
Can you imagine being spanked
so hard that you travelled at 201kph?
He says: "Lately I've found I can only get turned on if I think of being spanked
Mothers who reportedly used corporal punishment at least once a week believed that it was more likely to result in positive outcomes, including immediate child compliance, better child behavior in the long term, and less maternal guilt than mothers who never spanked
or mothers who spanked
A PERVERT Midland drama teacher who spanked
and whipped would-be actresses has been jailed for 12 months.
No evidence of abuse was found or signs that these seven children had been spanked
with a switch.
Many of us were spanked
ourselves, and now have to admit that it wasn't as harmless as we tried to believe.
These University of Texas researchers found that parents who hold that the Bible is inerrant spanked
or slapped their toddler or preschooler (aged one to four years) .
In a study of 585 children, tracked from ages 5 to 14, he and his associates find that those regularly exposed to severe assaults-which usually occurred in the context of punishment for misdeeds-develop much higher rates of antisocial behavior than other children, including those spanked
without lasting physical harm from time to time.
And approximately half of all parents report that they have not spanked
or hit their children in the previous year.