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Tools – Aversive or “Just Objects”?

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It is so interesting how we humans use language.  Sometimes it is to clarify things and sometimes it is used to obfuscate or hide the real meaning. When training animals (or humans) and we use tools, are the tools aversive?  … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk Punishment

Why would I, a positive reinforcement trainer, want to talk about punishment?  Lots of reasons.  Mostly I want people to understand what punishment is, what it looks like, and what happens when we use it. In Learning Science, the scientific … Continue reading

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