Abstract.docx - Abstract This paper is based on the comparison of two notions which can be found to be confusing depending on their use and context"Are

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Abstract This paper is based on the comparison of two notions which can be found to be confusing depending on their use and context.
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"Are the notions “well-behaved child” and “happy child” synonymous?" A well-behaved child and a happy child differ greatly depending on circumstances. They can also be relative phrases that guide the person using them. In simple terms, a well- behaved child can be described as a child that is morally upright in the eyes of the society or a certain group of individuals. Happy child on the other hand is relative and may differ depending on the child and the state of his or her well-being. One of the most definitive differences between these two notions is the fact that for a child to be happy, it depends on the child himself or herself while a well-behaved child is usually defined by the society or the environment. Different studies have found out that being happy is a
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Unformatted text preview: cognitive desire and that an individual is the sole determiner when it comes to being happy or sad. Additionally, behaviour and behavioural changes are impacted by other individuals other than the main party which is the child. Parents want their children to be more than happy in the society. In the modern world for a child to be considered well-behaved, he or she should be respectful and cooperative towards adult authority. In the same context, happy children are also obliged to be responsive and obedient to adult authority. Various studies have shown that the children who are raised in families that advocate for respect and cooperation recorded fewer frustrations and disappointment. This means that a child can be both well-behaved and happy at the same time....
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