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  1. Apr 2019
    1. Thus, praise for intelligence is a short-term strategy that makes successful students feel good at the moment, but one that is detrimental to students in the longer run.
  2. Oct 2018
    1. Cloninger has trained rats and mice in mazes to have persistence by carefully not rewarding them when they get to the finish. “The key is intermittent reinforcement,” says Cloninger. The brain has to learn that frustrating spells can be worked through. “A person who grows up getting too frequent rewards will not have persistence, because they’ll quit when the rewards disappear.”

      I wonder if this could be applied to my cat?

  3. Jun 2016
  4. Oct 2013
    1. That is why I stated that, while both are entitled to your praise, they are the more entitled to it who are able to execute the harder task.

      If two people do the same thing and it is decided that one of them worked harder then that person deserves more respect?