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Is Punsihment Or Reward More Effective?

Canada sux....eh?

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Is Punsihment Or Reward More Effective?. Canada sux....eh?
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Hits: 4172 | Favorites: 2 | Emailed: 0 | Rating: 2.5 | Category: Science | Date: 12/08/2013
 
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Squrlz4Sale
Male, 40-49, Eastern US
 6018 Posts
Monday, December 9, 2013 3:35:29 AM
Very impressed with Runemang and Draculya's responses. We may actually have a couple good parents here! Who woulda thunk it?

Draculya
Male, 40-49, Asia
 11857 Posts
Sunday, December 8, 2013 9:34:07 PM
If a wife gives a BJ when you do something right instead of scolding you when you screw up, marriages would be a lot happier and florists would do roaring business.

i.e. when enthusiasm is important, use positive feedback.

HOWEVER, when danger is involved and aversion is required, use negative feedback.

turdburglar
Male, 30-39, Western US
 3449 Posts
Sunday, December 8, 2013 7:07:14 PM

HAHAHA! I can't believe they posted that description. I didn`t even mean to leave that in the description. Oh well...I will gladly take credit for the troll.

I suggested the post, and left a comment for the mods about their reluctance to moderate.
I suppose I was right...Or they are trying to make some point.

OH Canada! You don`t suck. Maybe some day you may become nearly as great as America.

Runemang
Male, 30-39, Midwest US
 2333 Posts
Sunday, December 8, 2013 5:25:06 PM
WIthout even watching the vid, I can say from parental experience that it depends on the person. It's very independent. My daughter responds very well to about 80/20 rewards/punishment. My son - neither. He responds better to personal pride, taking charge (basically you put him in charge and make it his idea. lol.)

Gerry1of1
Male, 50-59, Western US
 33910 Posts
Sunday, December 8, 2013 4:52:31 PM

As with everything in life, positive/negative feedback is a BALANCE. Look at Kanye West. All those yes-men telling him how great he is made him believe it and just look at his behavior now.

But you can't always kick a dog either. BALANCE. Shame when you do wrong. Praise when you improve. I`m surprised it took a video THAT LONG to express such a simple, and obvious concept.

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