Praise and Kids

Praise and Kids

Top of Mind with Julie Rose

Trump's Gambit, Movember, Safe Holidays

Episode: Trump's Gambit, Movember, Safe Holidays

  • Nov 23, 2020 9:00 pm
  • 17:50 mins

Guest: Eddie Brummelman, Professor of Child Development and Education, University of Amsterdam, Editor of “Psychological Perspectives on Praise” Good job! I’m so proud of you! What a fantastic drawing–I love it! Anyone raising a child has undoubtedly uttered those–and many other words of praise. Kids need praise. Or so we’ve been told. But really, praise can make some kids narcissistic and can undermine the self-esteem of others. When is praise harmful–and why?