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February 28, 2023
by Patricia Tomasi

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New Study Looks At Corporal Punishment And The Adolescent Brain

February 28, 2023 08:00 by Patricia Tomasi  [About the Author]

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A new study published in the Journal of Biological Psychiatry looked at how the experience of corporal punishment might shape how the adolescent brain responds to mistakes and receiving rewards. “One of the co-authors, Alexandria Meyer, has repeatedly shown that harsh parenting is associated with increased neural responses to making mistakes,” study author Kreshnik Burani told us. [More]

November 8, 2014
by Dr. C. Wayne Winkle,Phd

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To Spank or Not to Spank – Is that Really the Question?

November 8, 2014 07:55 by Dr. C. Wayne Winkle,Phd  [About the Author]

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Punishment is sometimes necessary as it serves to stop behavior that is inappropriate. It is very important for parents to keep in mind that punishment is only a part of the overall teaching of discipline. Discipline requires a two-pronged approach. Stop the inappropriate behavior and reward the appropriate behavior. FB- What is your view on spanking as part of discipline? C. Wayne Winkle explores some of the views held by parents on this controversial issue. [More]