Effective Way to Reprimand Toddlers if They Misbehave: Short and Firm vs. Long and Gentle?

According to the results of one study, children exposed to reprimands that were immediate, short, and firm transgressed significantly less often than those exposed to reprimands that were delayed, long, and gentle.

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1: "Effects Of Maternal Discipline And Nurturance On Toddler'S Behavior And Affect," Journal Of Abnormal Child Psychology, 1989, by LJ Pfiffner, SG O'eary. (Citations: 29).

Oppositional behavior problems frequently begin in early childhood and remain stable over time. Correlational data point to the importance of parental discipline and nurturance in their development. This study investigated experimentally some of the hypotheses suggested ...



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