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I'm not usually a fan of money-based reward systems, but I just read a very interesting article that explains how to "pay" for behaviors in an appropriate, temporary way. Here are a couple of the suggestions:
- Use monetary rewards as a last resort solution.
- A small amount--even a nickel or quarter--is often sufficient to motivate.
- Use incentives in combination with teaching about the principle (eg., delayed gratification).
Read the article: Good Habits Start with...Money?