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Carrot or Stick? A Horizon Guide to Raising Kids

Child psychologist Laverne Antrobus delves into the Horizon archive to find out how science has shaped our approach to parenting and education over the last 50 years.

Child psychologist Laverne Antrobus delves into the Horizon archive to find out how science has shaped our approach to parenting and education over the last fifty years. From lessons in motherly love to tough discipline to bribery tactics, she asks what's the best approach when it comes to bringing up children.

Laverne also explores how extreme behaviour can sometimes be explained by underlying neurological problems and discovers whether children learn best in a more child-centred environment.

1 hour

Last on

Sun 14 Aug 2011 01:55

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Role Contributor
Presenter Laverne Antrobus
Producer Georgina Leslie
Director Georgina Leslie
Executive Producer Sacha Baveystock

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