Don't Shoot the Dog: The New Art of Teaching and Training

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Paperback, Bantam Books, 1999, ISBN # 0553380397
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Discusses the underlying principles of behaviorial modification and explains how to apply the methodology of positive reinforcement of areas ranging from memory improvement to breaking addictive habits

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Discusses the underlying principles of behaviorial modification and explains how to apply the methodology of positive reinforcement of areas ranging from memory improvement to breaking addictive habits

A Better Way to Better Behavior Karen Pryor's clear and entertaining explanation of behavioral training methods made Don't Shoot the Dog a bestselling classic. Now this revised edition presents more of her insights into animal -- and human -- behavior. A groundbreaking behavioral scientist and dynamic animal trainer, Karen Pryor is a powerful proponent of the principles and practical uses of positive reinforcement in teaching new behaviors. Here are the secrets of changing behavior in pets, kids -- even yourself -- without yelling, threats, force, punishment, guilt trips...or shooting the dog: * The principles of the revolutionary "clicker training" method, which owes its phenomenal success to its immediacy of response -- so there is no question what action you are rewarding * 8 methods of ending undesirable habits -- from furniture-clawing cats to sloppy roommates * The 10 laws of "shaping" behavior -- for results without strain or pain through "affection training" * Tips for house-training the dog, improving your tennis game, or dealing with an impossible teen * Explorations of exciting new uses for reinforcement training Learn why pet owners rave, "This book changed our lives " and how these pioneering techniques can work for you too.

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Number of Pages: 202
Original Languages: English
Author: Pryor, Karen
Publisher: Random House Inc
Publication Date: September, 1999
ISBN-13: 9780553380392
ISBN-10: 0553380397
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