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

Pryor, Karen

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"Whatever the task, whether keeping a  four-year-old quiet in public, housebreaking a puppy,  coaching a team, or memorizing a poem, it will go  fast, and better, and be more fun, if you know how  to use reinforcement."--Karen  Pryor.

Now Karen Pryor clearly explains the  underlying principles of behavioral training and through  numerous fascinating examples reveals how this art  can be applied to virtually any common situation.  And best of all, she tells how to do it without  yelling threats, force, punishment, guilt trips--or  shooting the dog. 8 methods for putting an end to  all kinds of undesirable behavior. The 10 laws of  "shaping" behavior--for results without strain  or pain through "affection training."  How to combat your own addictions to alcohol,  drugs, cigarettes, overheating or whatever, how to deal  with such difficult problems as a moody spouse, an  impossible teen, or an aged parent. Plus. .  .House training the dog, improving your tennis game,  keeping the cat off the table, and much more!

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Book Description Bantam, 1985. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Karen Pryor became an authority on learning and teaching as a pioneer dolphin trainer at Hawaii's Sea Life Park. Dolphins can only be trained by positive reinforcement, not punishment. Now Pryor applies this breakthrough insight to all of us and shows how to get fast results without yelling, threats, force, guilt trips -- or shooting the dog.This new edition of "Don't Shoot The Dog!" includes: -- Eight methods for putting an end to undesirable behavior, from keeping the cat off the kitchen table to shaping up that sloppy roommate-- The ten laws of "shaping" behavior through "affection training"-- Popular new "clicker" techniques for training pets, which Karen originated-- Practical tips on improving your tennis game, curing your own bad habits, and dealing with difficult people-- Hopeful new research on teaching autistic children. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0553253883

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