February 06, 2014
Bribery: When to say yes
It's rare to find a parent who hasn’t relied on the occasional bribe to extract certain behavior from her kid. Joshua Klapow, Ph.D., a clinical psychologist for the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Public health, notes that not all bribery is bad. "'Bribe' has a very negative connotation, but bribing is basically offering a value proposition to do or not do a behavior," he explains.
- Alternate Title Link: http://www.education.com/magazine/article/to-bribe-or-not-to-bribe/