Spanking new – a study that shows how we harm our children if we go easy on the smacking

January 4, 2010

A big hat-tip to Whale Oil for drawing Alf’s attention to something vital he missed in The Telegraph.

It’s the glorious news that social scientists have produced data giving strength to the old adage about sparing the rod and spoiling the child.

As The Telegraph reports –

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But would it expose naked ambition?

July 10, 2009

Dunno who’s wierder – the business psychologist who persuaded staff at a design and marketing company in Britain to spend a day working together naked to raise their morale. Or the bloody staff who took the advice.

According to The Telegraph –

David Taylor, a business psychologist, told workers at design and marketing onebestway, in Newcastle upon Tyne, that a Naked Friday idea would boost their team spirit.
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