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Least Intrusive, Minimally Aversive


I have attached a link to the APDT position statement on LIMA.


It is a good read for anyone looking for a dog trainer that uses and teaches ethical training methods. 39 more words

Cue - behavior - reward

In classical conditioning it is known that a cue can be connected to behavior so that it elicits a reward. This sequence can become so ingrained into your day that you don’t even realize that you are doing it. 384 more words


Counter Conditioning

Counter conditioning alongside systematic desensitisation is very powerful. If we do slow desensitisation we can get horses accepting of aversive stimuli, but if we pair that with an appetitive – food or scratches or anything the horse values and wants more of – then we can change how they feel about the aversive. 455 more words

Horse Behaviour

Autism and Neurofeedback - Pubmed.com August 7th 2014

Research published on Pubmed.com  2014 Aug 7

Neurorehabilitation of social dysfunctions: a model-based neurofeedback approach for low and high-functioning autism


Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is an increasingly prevalent condition with core deficits in the social domain. 169 more words


My Dog Is Reactive-5 Simple Tips To Save Your Dog and Your Peace of Mind

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Is your dog reactive?  Does he bark and lunge and pull your arm out of the socket?   624 more words

Pavlov's Dogs

Pavlov’s Dogs

In the early twentieth century, Russian physiologist Ivan Pavlov did Nobel prize-winning work on digestion. While studying the role of saliva in dogs’ digestive processes, he stumbled upon a phenomenon he labeled –psychic reflexes.” While an accidental discovery, he had the foresight to see the importance of it. 307 more words


John B. Watson: Early Classical Conditioning with Humans

John B. Watson: Early Classical Conditioning with Humans

John B. Watson further extended Pavlov’s work and applied it to human beings. In 1921, Watson studied Albert, an 11 month old infant child. 105 more words