Sunday, 30 October 2011

Teenagers Respond To Pleasure

A ‘positive parenting’ article from Psychology Today

“Reminding a 13 year old how good it feels to accomplish something, how happy he'll be when he does well, and how much more time he will have to play if he studies efficiently works a lot better. Those POSITIVE emotions activate their incentive processing center. And teens are VERY sensitive to pleasure.”

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