punishment

Physical punishment can be detrimental for children’s behaviour ten years later
Physical punishment can be detrimental for children’s behaviour ten years later (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Past research has indicated that physical punishment, such as spanking, has negative consequences on child development. However, most research studies have examined short-term associations—less than one year—between discipline and development. Now, researchers at the University of Missouri have found that ... Read More »

Engagement not punishment is key to good behaviour in schools
Engagement not punishment is key to good behaviour in schools (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Corporal punishment, detention, suspension and expulsion are bywords associated with traditional and historic ways of maintaining discipline in schools in a bid to promote good student behaviour. But a UniSA partnered study has found when it comes to classroom discipline, ... Read More »

Hugs Can’t Fix Anxiety from Physical Punishment
Hugs Can’t Fix Anxiety from Physical Punishment (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A loving mom can’t overcome the anxiety and aggression caused by corporal punishment, and her otherwise warm demeanour may make it worse, according to research led by Duke University that was recently published in the Journal of Clinical Child & Adolescent ... Read More »

Parents spank kids more often than they admit
Parents spank kids more often than they admit (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A new study based on real-time audio recordings of parents practicing corporal punishment discovered that spanking was far more common than parents admit, that children were hit for trivial misdeeds and that children then misbehaved within 10 minutes of being ... Read More »

Challenging links between day care and behavioral issues
Challenging links between day care and behavioral issues (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A new study that looked at more than 75,000 children in day care in Norway found little evidence that the amount of time a child spends in child care leads to an increase in behavioral problems, according to researchers from ... Read More »

Parents get physical with unruly kids
Parents get physical with unruly kids (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Parents get physical with their misbehaving children in public much more than they show in laboratory experiments and acknowledge in surveys, according to one of the first real-world studies of caregiver discipline. The study, led by Michigan State University’s Kathy ... Read More »

 
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