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What do you think about this? Children Who Get Spanked Have Lower IQs

http://www.livescience.com/culture/090924-childhood-spanking.html

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 2:18 PM on Feb. 14, 2010 in Politics & Current Events

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  • that its crap
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:21 PM on Feb. 14, 2010

  • Pure unadulterated BS
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:22 PM on Feb. 14, 2010

  • I know someone that was abused in almost every way imaginable and he is a genius. I don't think this theory holds water, although it could be argued that those that depend solely on spanking as discipline have lower IQs. ;oP

    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:23 PM on Feb. 14, 2010

  • doubt it. there are too many factors to consider, especially socio-economic factors.... i don't contribute it to spanking
    princessbeth79

    Answer by princessbeth79 at 2:23 PM on Feb. 14, 2010

  • ROTFLMBFAO!!!!!
    Yeah. Ok! *does ASL for "ok"* That's why my kids voluntarily learn different languages and read before the age of 4.
    Ann_Ony_Mouse

    Answer by Ann_Ony_Mouse at 2:29 PM on Feb. 14, 2010

  • That is silly.
    Lindalu2

    Answer by Lindalu2 at 2:44 PM on Feb. 14, 2010

  • Flawed science.
    29again

    Answer by 29again at 2:44 PM on Feb. 14, 2010

  • Totally think it's crap. My brother was spanked (and so was I) but he is a complete genius. I'm not as smart but I was hardly ever spanked...................maybe if I was spanked I'd be smart too!
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:45 PM on Feb. 14, 2010

  • Eye roll, this is why I don't understand why so many people believe everything they read in studies. It's fruity.

    legalmommy101

    Answer by legalmommy101 at 2:55 PM on Feb. 14, 2010

  • Not true. My niece got spanked. She had a 4 year scholarship to Vassar and is right now a doctorial fellow at Duke. She learned to behave by being spanked which can be directly correlated to a higher IQ.

    jesse123456

    Answer by jesse123456 at 3:01 PM on Feb. 14, 2010

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