Word on the Street: Study suggests spanking leads to aggression

Spanking is a common form of discipline for some parents, but new research suggests negative effects. According to a recent study, spanking kids at a

Most Brooklyn parents say there are better ways to discipline bad behavior.

Most Brooklyn parents say there are better ways to discipline bad behavior. (10/22/13)

BROOKLYN - Spanking is a common form of discipline for some parents, but new research suggests negative effects.

According to a recent study, spanking kids at a young age could lead to more aggression and rule breaking later on, particularly in elementary school.

Most Brooklyn residents that spoke with News 12 agreed with the research.

They said there are better ways to discipline bad behavior.
 

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