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Spanking can be effective

Spanking can be effective

A family psychologist, John Rosemond,...


POSTED: January 20, 2018 6:30 p.m.

Spanking can be effective

Living with children

Four sentences into her Wall Street Journal article on recent research into spanking ("Spanking for Misbehavior? It Causes More!" Dec. 17, 2017), the author, Susan Pinker, makes two grievous errors: first, she says that children under 7 cannot master their emotions; second, she says a fair amount of misbehavior on the part of a young child distinguishes him from a robot.


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