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What is behavioral management?

Of all psychological theories about how to change people, behavioral management is acknowledged as the most effective way of transforming behaviors. Researchers have found that rewarding people for good behaviors increases those behaviors, and punishing people for bad behaviors decreases those. This powerful strategy for change is effective with animals, little kids, the elderly, and almost any other population or culture you can imagine. However, we focus on rewarding increased efforts. Because they are rewarded, the positive behaviors tend to become so prevalent that the bad behaviors eventually get edged out.
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