Mothers Who Spank More Likely to Have Aggressive Tots, Study Finds

Spanking toddlers makes for more aggressive kindergartners, according to a new study from Tulane University in New Orleans. While organizations like the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Center for Effective Discipline staunchly advocate against corporal punishment, many parents continue to turn to the rod when disciplining their children. In a 2005 online poll, 72 percent of adults reported that it was "OK to spank a child." Various studies in recent years found the prevalence of...Full Story
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