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Smacking children: what the research says

By Ana Aznar, Senior lecturer in Psychology, University of Winchester
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The question of whether it is ever acceptable to smack a child – hitting them with the flat inside of the hand with the aim of achieving compliance – is still highly controversial. In England, this controversy was recently reignited by the education secretary, Nadhim Zahawi, who has said that “the discipline of children should be left up…The Conversation

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