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Clamping Down On Corporal Punishment

By on January 23rd, 2015 | Last updated: January 23, 2015 at 3:13 pm

UF researchers recommend abolishing paddling in the school system. If corporal punishment is banned, they suggest using positive intervention and support.

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Research Shows Paddling Still Prevalent in Florida Schools

By on January 22nd, 2015 | Last updated: January 23, 2015 at 12:35 pm

Many school districts that allow corporal punishment are in Florida’s northern rural counties, with Suwannee near the top of the list. A team of University of Florida researchers is calling for an immediate end to paddling, a source of increased dropouts and lawsuits, according to a research study.

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Brain Exercises May Improve Cognition in Older Adults

By on January 13th, 2014 | Last updated: January 14, 2014 at 5:26 pm

Mental exercise can provide long-lasting benefits to the minds of older adults, a University of Florida researcher Dr. Michael Marsiske found. The research was published online Monday by the Journal of American Geriatrics Society.

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Mouse holds genetic key to regeneration

By on October 19th, 2012 | Last updated: September 17, 2013 at 2:03 am

An African mouse’s ability to regenerate body parts may have implications for medical treatment in humans, according to a recent study by UF researchers.

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