Excel-erated Learning: Explaining in Plain English how Dogs Learn and how Best to Teach Them

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James & Kenneth, 1996 - Pets - 172 pages
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This book is the secret for increasing the speed and efficiency of dog training. With the freedom of understanding "how your dog learns" comes the ability of making the process easy, efficient, and enjoyable for your dog. You'll be in a position to excel-erate your dog's learning! At long last we have someone who can explain all-important learning theory and make it intriguing and interesting. Agility enthusiast, obedience competitor and psychologist Dr. Pamela Reid introduces you to cutting-edge scientific techniques in dog training including, autoshaping retrieval (i.e., teaching your dog to train herself), and "errorless discrimination learning" for teaching retrieval and directed jumping. You'll love this book?it's so useful and utterly fascinating.

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User Review  - Steve - Goodreads

Extremely useful. Well written explanations of the theory and practice of learning. Read full review

Review: Excel-Erated Learning: Explaining in Plain English How Dogs Learn and How Best to Teach Them

User Review  - Amanda - Goodreads

Has a lot of great information for basic learning theory, but I felt it all could have been explained a lot better. I often found parts of the book confusing and it took way to long to digest. Read full review

Contents

Introduction
2
A Bit of History
12
Classical Conditioning
20
Copyright

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About the author (1996)

Reid earned her Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of Toronto, where she specialized in animal learning, behaviour, and cognition.

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