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

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ISBN-10: 0553380397

ISBN-13: 9780553380392

Edition: 2nd 1999 (Revised)

Authors: Karen Pryor

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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…    
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Book details

List price: $17.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 8/3/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 8.25" wide x 5.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.440
Language: English

Reinforcement: Better than Rewards
Shaping: Developing Super Performance Without Strain or Pain
Stimulus Control: Cooperation Without Coercion
Untraining: Using Reinforcement to Get Rid of Behavior You Don't Want
Reinforcement in the Real World
Clicker Training: A New Technology
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