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Why Are Americans So Easy to Manipulate and Control? | Alternet

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Similarly, researcher Paul Thorne reports in the journal International Management “Fitting Rewards,” 1990 that in order to get people to behave in a particular way, they must be “needy enough so that rewards reinforce the desired behavior.”It is also easiest to condition people who dislike what they are doing. Rewards work best for those who are alienated from their work, according to researcher Morton Deutsch Distributive Justice, 1985. This helps explain why attention-deficit-hyperactivity disorder ADHD-labeled kids perform as well as so-called “normals” on boring schoolwork when paid for it see Thomas Armstrong’s The Myth of the A.D.D. Child, 1995. Correlatively, Kohn offers research showing that rewards are least effective when people are doing something that isn’t boring.In a review of the literature on the harmful effects of rewards, researcher Kenneth McGraw concluded that rewards will have a detrimental effect on performance under two conditions: “first, when the task is interesting enough for the subjects that the offer…

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