Did you know that parents could train their children to act defiant? “Who in their right minds would do that?” you may wonder. Well, many of us actually do. Find out how a lot of parents unknowingly train their children in rebellion using negative reinforcement.
Diathesis Stress Model is not a common vocabulary you can find on a parenting blog. But for parents who want to raise resilient children, this is an important theory to understand. Let’s see how stress can affect our children’s mental health.
Classical and operant conditioning are two central concepts in behavioral psychology. They describe two types of learning using a behavioristic approach. Conditioning is frequently used in everyday life. Let’s look at some examples and the main difference between classical and operant conditioning. We’ll examine how they’re used by parents to modify children’s behavior and the …
Operant conditioning is frequently used in everyday life, e.g. in the classroom and in parenting. Let’s examine the common schedules of reinforcement and how their application affects the results.
In this article, we will examine the difference between intrinsic and extrinsic motivation
We often do things for reasons other than pure enjoyment, i.e., we are motivated extrinsically. Find out what extrinsic motivation is, why it’s different from its intrinsic counterpart, and how to best use it.
In psychology, intrinsic motivation is known as the best type of motivation. Read on to learn about what it is, why it is the best type, and how to use this knowledge to motivate someone (or yourself!) intrinsically. Table of Contents Defining Intrinsic What is Intrinsic Motivation Examples Why Intrinsic Motivation Is Good Intrinsic Rewards …
The Difference Between Positive/Negative Reinforcement and Positive/Negative Punishment [with Examples]
Reinforcement and punishment are often used as parenting tools to modify children’s behavior. Let’s review the difference between positive reinforcement and negative reinforcement, and the difference in outcomes between them.