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2012-08-04 02:24:31

Parents get physical with their unruly 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 Stansbury, found that 23 percent of youngsters received some type of “negative touch” when they failed to comply with a parental request in public places such as restaurants and parks. Negative touch included arm...

2012-04-16 09:59:33

An Indiana University study presented on Friday at the American Educational Research Association meeting in Vancouver shows that race continues to be an important factor in determining who receives out-of-school suspension and expulsion, and that racial disparities in school discipline are most likely due more to school characteristics than to the characteristics of behaviors or students. Russ Skiba, professor in counseling and educational psychology at the Indiana University School of...

2011-11-17 12:00:00

According To Fitness Expert, Bell Camino - the biggest reason people fail in their efforts to lose weight and get in shape boils down to one simple reason â” they donât want it enough. Anyone can craft their body into a fine specimen of man (or woman) kind, if they want it badly enough. New York, NY (PRWEB) November 17, 2011 According To Fitness Expert, Bell Camino - the biggest reason people fail in their efforts to lose weight and get in shape boils down to...

2011-07-26 20:47:15

Study suggests non-corporal discipline aids children's executive-functioning ability Children in a school that uses corporal punishment performed significantly worse in tasks involving "executive functioning" "“ psychological processes such as planning, abstract thinking, and delaying gratification "“ than those in a school relying on milder disciplinary measures such as time-outs, according to a new study involving two private schools in a West African country. The findings,...

2011-02-17 16:11:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2011 Billboard Music Awards will air on ABC live from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, in partnership with the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority. The announcement was made today by Richard D. Beckman, CEO of Prometheus Global Media, which owns Billboard. The show is scheduled to air on Sunday, May 22nd, 2011 and will become one of the most important music forums for artists on television. The live broadcast will be co-executive produced by...

2010-04-16 10:07:00

C.S. Mott Children's Hospital National Poll on Children's Health finds nearly 9 in 10 parents choose to discuss and reason with their misbehaving children, while 1 in 5 use spanking, 1 in 10 use paddling for discipline ANN ARBOR, Mich., April 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Misbehaving is part of growing up and learning right from wrong. Parents' choices of discipline for their kids today include a wide range of options, from verbal discussions to physical punishment. But these days, how do...

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2010-04-12 10:45:00

Children who were spanked as toddlers are twice as likely to become aggressive or destructive as they grow older, a team of university researchers claim in a new study. The findings were published online in the April 12 edition of the Pediatrics as "Mothers' Spanking of 3-Year-Old Children and Subsequent Risk of Children's Aggressive Behavior." The research was completed by Catherine A. Taylor and Janet C. Rice of Tulane University, Jennifer A. Manganello of the University of Albana, and...

2009-09-15 09:27:45

Two new studies explore how discipline changes during childhood and adolescence, and what family factors affect those changes. They conclude that when parents use physical discipline through childhood, their children experience more behavior problems in adolescence. The studies were conducted by researchers at Duke University, Oklahoma State University, the University of Pittsburgh, Auburn University, and Indiana University. They appear in the September/October 2009 issue of Child...

2009-09-15 09:08:52

A new longitudinal study that looks at how low-income parents discipline their young children has found that spanking 1-year-olds leads to more aggressive behaviors and less sophisticated cognitive development in the next two years. Verbal punishment is not associated with such effects, especially when it is accompanied by emotional support from moms. In addition, 1-year-olds' fussiness predicted spanking and verbal punishment at ages 1, 2, and 3. The study, which explored whether mothers'...


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tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.