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October 13th, 2018
Effects of praise on children’s motivation
Since the development of behavioral theories by early phycology scholars, humankind
has continued to pursue the quest to understand what motivates organisms to do things and what
weakens their tendency to act in particular ways (Levine, et al). Since the discovery of classical
conditioning by the scholar Ivan Pavlov, the path was opened and the renowned father of
operand conditioning B.F Skinner in the early 1980’s discovered that behavior could be
reinforced or weakened in living organisms. Since then, researchers have dug deeper to
comprehend human behavior in specific. It has been argued that human beings are complex
organisms and thus cannot be thoroughly described by a single theory regarding behavior
(Human Behavior and Evolution Society). The desire to control or rather influence desired
behavior in the workplace, school, and on global scales has led to catalyzed research to
investigate motivational aspects of human behavior. In this text, the motivational behavior is
explored through the lens of acknowledging the effects of praise or reward on children’s
behavior. Even though praise can be a powerful motivator, the focus should be shifted to
eliciting intrinsic motivation because reward-based motivation dampens...
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