A New Study Explains the Right Way (and the Wrong Way) to Praise Your Kid

Sunt mega de acord! Praise me 360degree. :))) (wow! )

“When children felt that their parents’ praise was slightly (but not majorly) overstated, this had at least as beneficial effects as when they felt the praise accurately reflected reality,” the authors wrote.)

“Praise, just like feedback, should be understood as an interactive process, with consideration given to how it is perceived, accepted, and responded to by the recipient,” the researchers argued. “If parents and educators feel uneasy when they think about the accuracy of the praise they offer, they should take this as a warning sign” — and retool, in either direction.



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