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I have a feeling that many answers to your question will be influenced by anecdotes and personal parental style than actual research. A quick literature review suggests that there is evidence for both positive and negative influences of customary, nonabusive physical punishment, such as spanking. A literature review by Larzelere (2000) found that nine ...
yes it does have harmful effects on the children regardless of their age. may be children dont understand the words but the understands the emotions and expression behind the words. anger is a universal expression which can be understand by everyone regardless of age. showing anger or scolding contributes to stubbornness in children and it also induce ...
Found what I consider to be the best reference here Hirsch, E. S. (1996). The block book (Third ed.). Washington, DC: National Association for the Education of Young Children. It's certainly going in the thesis after glancing through it. Thought posting it here might helps others too.
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