This report is based on the answers given by twenty-five hundred children in certain Iowa public schools to a brief questionnaire viz: 1. Have you ever been punished at home? (underscore the right word) Yes, often; Seldom; Once only; Never. 2. How were you punished at home? By scolding; slapping; whipping; other ways -_______________________ 3. Have you ever been punished at school? Yes, often; Seldom; Only once; Never. 4. How were you punished at school? Scolding; Slapping; Keeping in; Whipping; Other ways ___________________ 5. If you were a parent or a teacher how would you punish a child? (underscore your choice of ways) Scolding; Take away playtime; No dinner; Send to bed early; Slapping; Whipping; _____________________ This study is concerned only with the answers to No. 2, - How were you punished at home? and the answers to No. 5 - The type of punishment the child would administer if he were a parent or a teacher.
Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science
©1930 Iowa Academy of Science, Inc.
Lockhart, E. G.
"The Influence of Intelligence and Other Factors on the Type of Punishment Administered to Children,"
Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science, 37(1), 325-328.
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