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How do changing views on corporal punishment impact personality development, particularly as it relates to Skinner's Theory of Operant Conditioning?

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1. How do changing views on corporal punishment impact personality development, particularly as it relates to Skinner's Theory of Operant Conditioning?

Operant conditioning is "a method of learning that occurs through rewards and punishments for behavior. Through operant conditioning, an association is made between a behavior and a consequence for that behavior." (www. psychology.about.com/od/.../a/introopcond.htm). So, concerning corporal punishment (spanking on ...

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Changing views on corporal punishment of children are summarized in this solution. References are also provided to further validate the findings.

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