Dr. Ryan & Christina Padilla receive media coverage on recent findings

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November 16, 2016 – Professor Rebecca Ryan (new window) and PhD student Christina Padilla (new window) have a newly released article (new window) in the journal Pediatrics on their findings that the share of U.S. mothers who spank their young children or endorse physical discipline has declined significantly over the past two and a half decades. 

The article has received media coverage from NPR (new window), Slate (new window), and Time (new window).

For further information, read Georgetown College’s feature article (new window) on Professor Ryan’s work.