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Fannie that and you study confirms just that Chicago students and low performing schools did even better when they were promised money or trophies trophies for good grades.
Joining me now is one of the co -- there's of this study Sally say dot doctor -- stayed up -- -- me.
Is just so interest in the bottom line that you -- found that bribery works why well.
If you think about it -- asking students to invest in their education now.
But they're not gonna see the return on that investment for fifteen maybe even twenty years yeah and for students especially next week is a long title.
Oh by the way if you do well in this test right now going to be twenty box that -- that works and what this is is that we tell them they're gonna get the twenty dollars.
Right after they finish taking attacked if we tell them -- actually got a problem month.
Afterwards I don't try harder but what understands it's not like they have more time to go study so why.
It's all about efforts of east cats that we think -- -- measure of student achievement and ability.
A lot of times they're really under estimating how much students now because they're not -- Africa and attack out.
Another thing that worked you that I found really shocking was that it gave them money or trophy or trophy.
Before that taxed and you -- if you do well you can keep it.
That worked better than if you gave it them afterwards.
So this -- and I actually from psychology and behavior not economics.
That if someone has something I'll work harder to bet.
And they will to get it in the first place -- -- they're holding it in their hand and think about we asked what are you gonna do it that's nothing to get home I'm gonna show it to my mom.
And that that really attached to and then we say well.
To -- -- and have to improve that they really are motivated to track once it did badly did you rip it away from them that they scream and -- yeah yeah yeah you -- a trophy out of -- and also it's very heartbreak and they actually did that yes I'll relax.
-- you found that with all their kids it had to be money that that was the only thing that works.
Yeah at this students get old are they understand the value of money and they see -- trophy they understand that at ISI has already in markets outrage.
Pizza party does kinda things work with younger kids second -- fourth -- they really get excited about that.
But isn't that students attend a school on high school I want cash because they know let -- -- -- -- -- -- -- money.
What a bottom might that I can antiquated -- to make sense -- a lot of it is about positive reinforcement vs just always telling you kid you know you're gonna get punished if you don't do this or your bad.
Giving it cheering for them in giving him sort of positive reinforcement even ahead of time works better I think a lot of these students and his low achieving schools they walk into this test and they don't know why it's important -- leave anything and they never do well on an and they never really hear about the results.
I think -- putting that's for -- on attacks were telling him.
This isn't core and our apps for your abilities telling us how much you know is important and I think that's exactly why -- -- some game and trying its outlook feels guilty next time registry out bribed my kids to do something I think coming out really interest candidate he called it.