Reaching the Animal Mind: Clicker Training and What It Teaches Us About All Animals
From the founder of “clicker” training, the widely praised humane approach to shaping animal behavior, comes a fascinating book—part memoir, part insight into how animals and people think and behave.
A celebrated pioneer in the field of no-punishment animal training, Karen Pryor is responsible for developing clicker training—an all-positive, safe, effective way to modify and shape animal behavior—and she has changed the lives of millions of animals. Practical, engrossing, and full of fascinating stories about Pryor’s interactions with animals of all sorts, Reaching the Animal Mind presents the sum total of her life’s work. She explains the science behind clicker training, how and why it works, and offers step-by-step instructions on how you can clicker-train any animal in your life.
For bonus video clips, slide shows, articles, downloadable exercises, and links expanding on the contents of the book, go to ReachingtheAnimalMind.com.
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Review: Reaching the Animal Mind: Clicker Training and What It Teaches Us About All AnimalsUser Review - Rosemary - Goodreads
I've only read chapter 11 (where clicker training for humans, aka TAG training is discussed) so I haven't given a rating. As a teacher I agree with the idea of breaking down instructions into tiny ... Read full review
Review: Reaching the Animal Mind: Clicker Training and What It Teaches Us About All AnimalsUser Review - Debra - Goodreads
This book is more about reaching Karen Pryor's ego, than any animals mind. I love Karen Pryor but not this book. Read full review
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