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Living with Children
Gerald R. Patterson
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Living with Children

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Paperback, 112 pages
Published January 28th 1977 by Research Press (first published 1977)
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Alyce Wilson
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A friend gave me the 1974 edition of "Living with Children: New Methods of Parents and Teachers" by Gerald R. Patterson and M. Elizabeth Gullion. She told me that she found it useful while raising her own daughter.

The simple concept behind this book is to use operant conditioning to change troublesome behaviors. The book offers multiple examples of types of behaviors that can, the authors say, be altered by using rewards and punishments.

Some of the advice in this book is clearly outdated, but t
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