Kernel Factsheet — Reinforcement Kernel

Verbal Praise

Domains

  • Education
  • Workplace
  • Community
  • Family

Developmental Phases

  • Infancy and Toddlerhood
  • Early Childhood
  • Childhood
  • Early Adolescence
  • Adolescence
  • Emerging Adulthood

Cost

Low

Performance and Impact

Increases cooperation, social competence, academic engagement/ achievement, positive parent-child interactions, positive marital relations; reduces disruptive or aggressive behavior and DSM-IV symptoms.