Rewards as a Motivator

This paper describes the concept of reward as a motivator for children’s education and development that is more effective than a system of punishment.

This research describes the concept of reward as a motivator for children’s education and development, more effective than a system of punishment. Such a system should be recognized on the basis of the relative impact of reward and punishment, i.e.. reward is powerful because of its connection with authority symbols, such as parents, and the reinforcement of attitudes in desirable and functional behavioral repertoires of development. Punishment has a contrary tendency to teach the behaviors that are punished, not to extinguish them.

Skinnerian logic on rewards is that it assists learning through reinforcing effective communication by which the …

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