Latest Spanking Stories

2011-03-14 12:22:58

US researchers said Monday they have found that 40 percent of depressed men said they had spanked their kids in the last month, compared to only 13 percent of men without symptoms of depression.

2010-08-09 10:32:46

Three studies led by UNC researchers find that spanking and other forms of corporal punishment of children are still common in the US and worldwide, despite bans in 24 countries.

2010-04-19 15:00:00

FLEMINGTON, N.J., April 19 /PRNewswire/ -- A new media study among 1,378 Americans revealed that among political parties, more Republicans (73%) reported spanking their children compared to Democrats (60%) and Independents (61%). (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20071204/NYTU133LOGO) The study was conducted during April 15-19 by HCD Research using its MediaCurves.com® website, to obtain viewers' perceptions of a news clip discussing a recent study, which suggested that spanking...

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.

2009-09-25 11:30:22

U.S. children who were spanked had lower IQs four years later than those not spanked, researchers found.

2009-09-25 08:21:35

Children who are spanked have lower IQs worldwide, including in the United States, according to new groundbreaking research by University of New Hampshire professor Murray Straus.

2009-09-16 12:59:30

Spanking 1-year-old children leads to more aggressive behavior and less sophisticated cognitive development in the next two years, U.S. researchers say.

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.

2009-03-27 19:21:39

Spanking children increases the likelihood they will become defiant and aggressive, a University of Michigan researcher said. Elizabeth Gershoff, an associate professor in the school of social work, said a review of 100 years of research and published studies shows physical punishment puts kids at risk