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George Holden, Psychology, to spank or not to spank

Christian Science Monitor Published Oct 19, 2014 BOSTON — The way corporal punishment evolved in Sandy Haase’s family is, in many ways, typical. Growing up in Orange County, in California, in the 1960s, Ms. Haase knew what would happen if … Continue reading

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The Psychology of Fear with psychologist Alicia Meuret

KERA public radio 90.1 hosted SMU psychologist Alicia Meuret on Krys Boyd‘s “Think” program Oct. 6. Meuret, Boyd and Madhukar Trivedi, chair of the University of Texas-Southwestern’s Mental Health Department, discussed “How fear serves us and when it can lead … Continue reading

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George Holden, Psychology, Adrian Peterson case brings scrutiny to child spanking

ABC NEWS Radio …Between 70 percent and 90 percent of Americans admit to using some form of physical force when disciplining their kids, according to Southern Methodist University psychology professor George Holden. “Physical punishment is extremely common for young children,” … Continue reading

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Maguire fellow and Dedman College senior blogs about her summer working with therapeutic horses

Erica, a Maguire fellow and Dedman College senior majoring in psychology and sociology blogs about her summer working with therapeutic horses. She was awarded a Maguire and Irby Family Foundation Public Service Fellowship for summer 2014 from the Cary M. Maguire Center for … Continue reading

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Psychologist Chrystyna D. Kouros, Marital tension harms parent’s bond with child, especially dads

Medical Express: Children suffer consequences, too, when mom and dad argue or have tension in their relationship, experts warn. Dads, in particular, let the negative emotions and tension from their marriage spill over and harm the bond they have with … Continue reading

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Andrea Meltzer, Psychology: Is Your Relationship Making You Fat

U.S News – ….“They’ve found the person they plan to spend the rest of their life with, and if they’re thinking about their weight in terms of appearance, they’re going to let themselves go a little bit,” says Andrea Meltzer​, … Continue reading

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George Holden, Psychology, spanking does not work

New York Magazine. Corporal punishment is in the news this week, as a New York court decided that a father had not abused his son by spanking him, reversing an earlier ruling, according to the New York Daily News. Quick … Continue reading

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WFAA ABC News 8: Study — Parents spank kids more often than they admit

TV journalist Shelly Slater with WFAA ABC News 8 covered the research of SMU psychologist George W. Holden about the controversial practice of corporal punishment. Her interview, “SMU study: Spanking doesn’t work,” aired April 22. WATCH HERE

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MedicalXpress: When a parent dies, what helps a child cope?

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NBC Today: Is yelling the new spanking? Parents try to turn down the volume with kids

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