Reaching the Animal Mind : Clicker Training and What It Teaches Us about All Animals

Description

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.

Details

Author(s)
Karen Pryor
Format
Hardback | 258 pages
Dimensions
160.02 x 233.68 x 33.02mm | 430.91g
Publication date
16 Jun 2009
Publisher
Scribner Book Company
Publication City/Country
New York, NY, United States
Language
English
ISBN10
0743297768
ISBN13
9780743297769
Bestsellers rank
436,602