15 February 2011 Lecture

15 February 2011 Lecture - 15February2011Lecture 17:06...

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15 February 2011 Lecture 17:06 Discipline  A kind of training that is expected to produce a specific character or pattern of behavior Explicit purpose of discipline…imposed in order to lead to improvement Punishment intended to correct or train Explicit focus on some aversive event (punishment) to change behavior To punish or penalize Discipline intended to punish but without reference to improvement  Is there a right way to treat children? Infanticide and Abandonment Children have always been neglected and abused Children were property Medieval Parents Children (especially girls) viewed as property; would get in trouble for defying fathers They believed in “Spare the rod and spoil the child” They believed this was effective because it took harsh methods to prepare their kids for  survival Medieval life was very rough As children got older they experienced punishment from other people in their community  besides parents (teachers, neighbors, etc) Corporal punishment was viewed as “disciplinary actions” to shape behaviors Puritans and Original Sin
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