Article On Slapping Kids Upside The Head - Nyssa's Hobbit Hole
I came across a Nigerian article on the subject of slapping kids upside the head in punishment, based on research done by Nigerian researchers. Now, I get the impression that the writer and researchers don't yet realize that other forms of physical punishment such as an "all-out whipping with a belt or paddle" are just as abusive and damaging as smacking a kid on the head. So be warned. But I'm glad to see awareness being raised in other parts of the world about damages that smacking does to the brain. Some quotes: