Diathesis Stress Model

The Diathesis-Stress Model explains how the combination of genetic predisposition (diathesis) and stressful conditions (stress) can result in mental or physical illnesses.Diathesis Stress Model is not a frequent term seen on a parenting blog. This is an essential notion to grasp for parents who wish to create resilient children. Let’s take a look at how stress might influence our children’s […]

What Is Spatial Intelligence and How Does It Help Kids

Spatial intelligence, also known as visual-spatial intelligence or spatial IQ, is essential in a variety of academic and professional disciplines. It is one of the nine bits of intelligence postulated by psychologist Howard Gardner in his Theory of Multiple Intelligences. Despite its relevance, it is rarely included in kindergarten or elementary school curricula. We can, thankfully, assist our children to […]

Differences Between Classical and Operant Conditioning

Classical conditioning and operant conditioning are two key ideas in behavioural psychology. Using a behaviouristic approach, they define two forms of learning. Conditioning is a term that is commonly used in everyday life. Let’s look at some examples of classical and operant conditioning and the key differences between the two. We’ll look at how parents use them to change their […]

Defining Unconditioned Stimulus in Classical Conditioning

Unconditioned stimulus (US or UCS) is defined in classical conditioning as any stimulus that can naturally and spontaneously elicit a response without prior learning or practice. It is sometimes referred to as the main reinforcer. When the UCS is present, the involuntary reaction is initiated. Examples of Unconditioned Stimuli Causing Unconditional Responses Ivan Pavlov (classical conditioning) (classical conditioning), a Russian […]

Time Out for Children – Correct Procedures and Common Errors

Time out for kids has become an increasingly common approach for dealing with unacceptable behaviour in children over the last few decades. The good news about time-outs is that they are scientifically shown to be an effective method of correcting a toddler’s behaviour. The bad news is that The majority of folks are doing it incorrectly. Learn how to utilize […]

Permissive Parenting – Why Is Indulgent Parenting Harmful to Your Child?

Permissive parenting is a parenting style distinguished by minimal expectations and strong attentiveness. Permissive parents are often highly caring, yet they give little limits and regulations. These parents do not expect adult behaviour from their children and frequently appear to be more of a friend than a parent. These parents are the polar opposite of what are known as “helicopter […]

Controlling Parents: What They Look Like and Why They Are Harmful

A sense of autonomy and control is critical for our health and well-being. However, there has been a troubling decline in college students’ sense of power over the previous two decades. They think that forces outside of themselves control their life. Having domineering parents is a common source of such powerlessness, at least in part. Parental Control Types Parental control […]

Does Too Much Harsh Disciplining Cause Suffering?

Child discipline is arguably the most unpleasant aspect of parenting. It could be tiring, stressful, and disheartening. It is one of the most prevalent and difficult difficulties of motherhood. But there is a distinction to be made between discipline and punishment (fear conditioning). Have you ever considered the following: “How can we discipline children without resorting to punishment (fear conditioning)?” […]

Using Shaping Psychology While Raising Kids

Every parent wishes for their children to grow up to be intelligent, empathetic, and well-behaved. On the other hand, children are not born with the knowledge of good manners or appropriate behaviour. However, there is reason to be hopeful since we may utilize shaping (psychology) to influence our children’s behaviour. If you’ve ever watched a dog lay down for a […]

The Problem With Strict Parenting

Which kind of guardians produces better children? Strict guardians or indulgent guardians? Numerous guardians wrestle with what kind of nurturing and discipline to utilize. It regularly comes down to strict or permissive. How about we discover what strict nurturing is and what it can mean for a kid’s turn of events. Why Are Parents Strict Guardians are strict for different […]

Schedules Of Reinforcement

The effects of operant conditioning, which is commonly utilized in everyday life such as in the classroom and in parenting, can be influenced by reinforcement schedules. Let’s look at some of the most popular sorts of schedules and how they’re used. Reinforcement Schedules The technique of learning via association to enhance or reduce voluntary behaviour using punishment (fear conditioning) and […]

Intrinsic Motivation: What Is It and How Does It Work?

Intrinsic motivation is considered the best form of motivation in psychology. Continue reading to discover more about it, why it’s the greatest type, and how to utilise it to genuinely inspire someone (or yourself!). Defining the Term “Intrinsic” To comprehend intrinsic motivation, it is necessary to first comprehend what it is to be intrinsic. The term “intrinsic” refers to something […]

Token Economy, Chore Chart, and Behavior Chart

Is using a behaviour chart to change a childrens behaviour effective? Should parents use a chore schedule or pay their kids to help out around the house? In this post, we’ll look at research that can help us answer these concerns and figure out how to get kids to behave better. What Is A Behaviour Chart A behaviour chart is […]

How To Stop Losing Your Temper With Your Kids

We’re all irritable from time to time. New and fantastic ideas to help you quit shouting at your kids when you’re angry, as well as how to catch yourself before losing your cool. Why Am I Getting Angry With My Child? Every parent gets irritated with his or her children from time to time. It doesn’t help that we’re trying […]

Why I Don’t Entertain My Kids And Embrace Boredom

Encourage Independent Play because you don’t have to amuse your children, and the methods to do so. It takes time and care to encourage autonomous play in young children. Some children are naturally happier in their own company, but for others, playing independently can be difficult, especially if they were regularly entertained as newborns or had play time set up […]