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Tables of Contents for Punished by Rewards
Chapter/Section Title
Page #
Page Count
Preface
xi
 
Part One THE CASE AGAINST REWARDS
Skinner-Boxed: The Legacy of Behaviorism
3
16
Pigeons and Rodents and Dogs
Bring In the Reinforcements
Behind the Appeal of Behaviorism
Is It Right to Reward?
19
16
Saving Room for Just Deserts
Treating People Like Pets
Is It Effective to Reward?
35
14
Do Rewards Change Behavior?
Do Rewards Improve Performance?
The Trouble with Carrots: Four Reasons Rewards Fail
49
19
Rewards Punish
Rewards Rupture Relationships
Rewards Ignore Reasons
Rewards Discourage Risk-taking
Cutting the Interest Rate: The Fifth Reason Rewards Fail
68
28
The Old Man's Plan
The Scope of the Effect
The Reason for the Effect
``But If We Just ...''
Minimizing the Damage
The Praise Problem
96
23
``Good Work!'' vs. Good Work
Hooked on Praise
Encouraging Words
The Fear of Spoiling
Part Two REWARDS IN PRACTICE
Pay for Performance: Why Behaviorism Doesn't Work in the Workplace
119
23
Incentives Prevail
Incentives Fail
Why Incentives Fail
Money
The Five Problems with Rewards ... at Work
Lures for Learning: Why Behaviorism Doesn't Work in the Classroom
142
18
The Motivation to Learn
Making Students Learn
Tighter Control: The Case of Special Education
``How'm I Doin'?''
Bribes for Behaving: Why Behaviorism Doesn't Help Children Become Good People
160
21
The Price of Obedience
Punishing Children
The Consequences of ``Consequences''
``And If You're Good ...''
Part Three BEYOND REWARDS
Introduction
179
2
Thank God It's Monday: The Roots of Motivation in the Workplace
181
17
Step One: Abolish Incentives
Step Two: Reevaluate Evaluation
Step Three: Create the Conditions for Authentic Motivation
Collaboration
Content
Choice
Hooked on Learning: The Roots of Motivation in the Classroom
198
30
Remove the Rewards
Need We Grade?
The Straight-A Student: A Cautionary Tale
From Degrading to De-Grading
Learning as Discovery
The Three C's Again
Collaboration: Learning Together
Content: Things Worth Knowing
Choice: Autonomy in the Classroom
Good Kids Without Goodies
228
31
Beyond Control
Solving Problems: Return of the Three C's
Caring Kids
The Role of the Schools
The Chance to Choose
Degrees of Freedom
Barriers to Choice
Freedom from Rewards
Appendix A: A Conversation with B. F. Skinner
259
11
Appendix B: What Is Intrinsic Motivation?
270
7
Appendix C: The Behaviorists Talk Back
277
8
Notes
285
67
References
352
33
Name Index
385
2
Subject Index
387