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

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Ringpress Books Limited, 2002 - Behavior modification - 202 pages
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Originally published entitled: Don't shoot the dog!: how to improve yourself and others through behavioral training, New York: Simon and Schuster, 1984.

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Excellent introduction to operant conditioning. - Goodreads
Straight forward and easy to read. - Goodreads
Definitely a page turner and definitely a re-read. - Goodreads
Very helpful training tips that helped me a lot! - Goodreads

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User Review  - Liv - Goodreads

I really enjoyed this book. Its short, well written and contains clear and practical examples of the principles underlying clicker training and how to implement them. Its also super interesting giving ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Ali Mandala - Goodreads

Definitely a very interesting read. It's a psychology book, but not heavy on psychology terminology so it should be accessible to most people. It goes into the art of teaching and training using ... Read full review

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About the author (2002)

Karen Pryor wrote the first edition of Nursing Your Baby in 1963. A biologist by training, she currently writes and lectures on the art of positive reinforcement training.

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