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Years of research in psychology has shown that rewards and punishments can be very effective in changing behavior. But, at the same time, they can create an addiction to rewards and punishments.

 
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Barry Schwartz
Barry Schwartz
  • Born: August 15, 1946
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Psychologist

Barry Schwartz is an American psychologist. Schwartz is the Dorwin Cartwright Professor of Social Theory and Social Action at Swarthmore College. He frequently publishes editorials in The New York Times applying his research in psychology to current events. Schwartz's research addresses morality, decision-making and the inter-relationships between science and society. His books criticize modern western society, illuminating the underlying psychological plagues of our time.

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