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mental ability http://www.themoneytimes.com/taxonomy/term/2130/all/feed en Spanking is harmful for kids' intelligence: Study http://www.themoneytimes.com/featured/20090925/spanking-harmful-kids-intelligence-study-id-1085300.html <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><strong>Los Angeles, September 25 --</strong> Spanking by parents can significantly damage a child’s mental abilities and results in a lower IQ later in life, suggests a new groundbreaking study by researchers at the University of New Hampshire.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.themoneytimes.com/files/imagecache/picturethumb/Spanking.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-picturethumb imagecache-default imagecache-picturethumb_default" width="180" height="176" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Parents generally use spanking in order to teach children not to do forbidden things or to stop them quickly when they are being irritating or behaving badly. But, they do not know that this disciplinary measure could hamper their child’s cognitive development.</p> <p>The latest study suggests that children smacked by their parents grow up with lower IQs than those not physically punished. It shows that the children regularly disciplined with a physical punishment suffer from a form of post-traumatic stress disorder that affects their IQ.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-imagecaption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The strongest link between hitting and IQ was found among those surveyed children whose parents continued to use corporal punishment even when they were teenagers</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.themoneytimes.com/featured/20090925/spanking-harmful-kids-intelligence-study-id-1085300.html" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.themoneytimes.com/featured/20090925/spanking-harmful-kids-intelligence-study-id-1085300.html#comments discipline method Health intelligence IQ IQ level lower IQ mental ability spanked Spanking Top Story United States Fri, 25 Sep 2009 13:43:51 +0000 Natalie James 85300 at http://www.themoneytimes.com Working late hurts mental ability http://www.themoneytimes.com/news/20090226/working_late_hurts_mental_ability-id-1051944.html <div class="flexinode-body flexinode-2"> <div class="flexinode-textarea-6"> <div class="form-item"> <label>Teaser: </label> <p>Cary, N.C. -- A study of British civil servants suggests working long hours causes a decline in cognitive ability during middle age.</p> </div> </div> <div class="flexinode-textarea-7"> <div class="form-item"> <label>Story: </label> <p>The report, published in the American Journal of Epidemiology, found study participants who worked more than 55 hours per week had lower scores in vocabulary and cognitive reasoning than participants who worked no more than 40 hours per week.</p> <p>More than one in four workers surveyed by the Chartered Institute for Personnel and Development reported that working long hours had a negative impact on their health, Health Insurance &amp; Protection magazine reported Wednesday.</p> <p>Copyright 2009 by United Press International.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.themoneytimes.com/news/20090226/working_late_hurts_mental_ability-id-1051944.html" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.themoneytimes.com/news/20090226/working_late_hurts_mental_ability-id-1051944.html#comments mental ability Science & Medicine United States Thu, 26 Feb 2009 09:12:02 +0000 Rakhi Kaptiyal 51944 at http://www.themoneytimes.com