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Logicallunatic replied to K_R's discussion 'Punishment as a parenting strategy'
"I don't know. I'm just saying i my experience I have seen kids get away with hitting their parents - the sit down and talk about it approach doesn't seem to work. Maybe a slap on the bottom would work for the more violent children."
7 minutes ago
Christopher Hollis replied to K_R's discussion 'Punishment as a parenting strategy'
"I absolutely agree. Withdrawal of affection is a terrible thing to use as a motivator with a child. There is not a child psychologist in the world that would tell you otherwise."
14 hours ago
Unseen replied to K_R's discussion 'Punishment as a parenting strategy'
"I would never teach a child that it's never right to hit or never right to engage in violence. Sometimes these become necessary behaviors. Sometimes they are merely convenient. For example, my child might want to set himself up with a useful…"
15 hours ago
Erock68la replied to K_R's discussion 'Punishment as a parenting strategy'
"Strawman.  I didn't say never hit.  I didn't say all hitting is equal.  I'm simply saying that the punishment should be appropriate to the behavior, and hitting the child to teach them not to hit is…"
16 hours ago
Reg The Fronkey Farmer replied to K_R's discussion 'Punishment as a parenting strategy'
"Yes, it depends upon their age. I think we should also hit very old people too. Just to get their attention that is. Sometimes they may not be paying attention at the road crossing so a gentle slap on the backside might help to save their lives. As…"
16 hours ago
Unseen replied to K_R's discussion 'Punishment as a parenting strategy'
"It depends upon their age. Very young kids can, I think, benefit from an attention-getting pop on the bottom, not intended to cause maximum pain but just to get their attention and let them know that at any moment a bigger person can intervene. Once…"
18 hours ago
Erock68la replied to K_R's discussion 'Punishment as a parenting strategy'
"Do you think hitting the child is the best way to teach them not to hit?"
18 hours ago
Logicallunatic replied to K_R's discussion 'Punishment as a parenting strategy'
"Soft parents let their kids get away with all kinds of trouble these days. If it's not nipped in the bud at a young age then kids will grow up thinking they can get away with anything. They need to be taught to respect their fellow human at a…"
19 hours ago
Erock68la replied to K_R's discussion 'Punishment as a parenting strategy'
"I'd still call it a positive punishment since you were adding a physical indicator of father's disapproval, as opposed to a simple painful aversive stimulus. I would not recommend the style of punishment Virgil described from his parents.…"
22 hours ago
Unseen replied to K_R's discussion 'Punishment as a parenting strategy'
"As soon as my daughter had reasoning ability and a sense of fair play, corporal punishment stopped. Before then, corporal punishment was generally 1 to 3 swats on the bottom. Hardly enough to hurt and done not to express my anger but to gain her…"
yesterday
Christopher Hollis replied to K_R's discussion 'Punishment as a parenting strategy'
"As a father of 2, I will be happy to weigh in. Personally I used a little corporal punishment when they were small. However, not before they were old enough to fully communicate and understand what you were telling them. I would tell them exactly…"
yesterday
Unseen replied to K_R's discussion 'Punishment as a parenting strategy'
"It's well-known that the most effective (least extinguishable) enforcement pattern is intermittent positive enforcement. In other words, if a behavior results in a reward just sometimes, it results in an almost obsessive/compulsive seeking of…"
yesterday
Erock68la replied to K_R's discussion 'Punishment as a parenting strategy'
"In this context, positive just means adding something and negative means taking something away.  It's nothing to do with good or bad. If you want a behavior repeated (reinforced) you can, as a reward, take away (negative) something the…"
yesterday
Unseen replied to K_R's discussion 'Punishment as a parenting strategy'
"Negative reinforcement would be removing some unpleasant chore from his responsibilities. That's what I would call a more positive than negative reinforcement. Though it's really not a reinforcement at all, it's an inducement."
yesterday
Unseen replied to K_R's discussion 'Punishment as a parenting strategy'
"24 or 48 hours of not having completely excited parental support was torture worse than a beating. So, a gentle swat on the behind is out but torturing a kid with parental rejection is okay with you. Hmmm"
yesterday
Erock68la replied to K_R's discussion 'Punishment as a parenting strategy'
"Negative reinforcement would be removing some unpleasant chore from his responsibilities. If he does well on the quiz he doesn't have to take out the trash for a week, for example, to encourage continued good grades. Positive reinforcement is a…"
yesterday

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At 11:48am on March 22, 2009, KB said…
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At 3:08am on March 20, 2009, MightyMateo said…
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