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Karen Pryor (born May 14, 1932 in New York City, New York) is an author with an international reputation in the fields of marine mammal biology and behavioral psychology. Through her work with dolphins in the 1960s, she pioneered modern, force-free animal training methods, and became an authority on applied operant conditioningR12;the art and science of changing behavior with positive reinforcement. She is a founder and leading proponent of clicker training, a worldwide movement involving new ways to communicate positively with pets and other animals. She is the author of several books, including Nursing Your Baby, a classic book for breastfeeding mothers that has sold over a million copies, and more than 50 scientific papers and popular articles on learning and behavior.

Karen Pryor was educated at Cornell University (B.A., 1954 ) with graduate work in zoology and behavioral biology at the University of Hawaii, New York University, and Rutgers University. She was a founder of Hawaii's Sea Life Park and Oceanic Institute where she served as curator and pioneering dolphin trainer. She has served the U.S. government as a Marine Mammal Commissioner, and consults to private industry on ... [More From Freebase]

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New Leader Appointed For Jumoke Charter Schools

Bell, whose wife, Karen, works as an enrichment coordinator for Jumoke Academy, said the board will address Pryor's concerns. It was unclear Tuesday whether Dickerson will remain employed with Jumoke. Christine Chinni, an attorney representing the ...

Greenfield Elementary back to school information

... Arts: Donnie Willman; Physical Education: Cathy Rivas, Art and Karen Shonkwiler; Music; Reading/Mathematics Intervention Specialist: Beverly Lyons and Kara Roberts; Nurse: Katie Pryor; Elementary Counselor: Melissa Murdock; Technology Coordinator: ...

All Policy is Local: Education in the midterm congressional races

... millennials, women and minority voters, NEA Political Director Karen White said. One of their first bites at the apple: A $490,000 ad buy against Arkansas Senate candidate U.S. Rep. Tom Cotton, who is challenging incumbent Democratic Sen. Mark Pryor.

100 days out from Election Day

The next 35 days until Labor Day will also be something of a summer proving ground for several Democrats, including Begich and Arkansas' Mark Pryor, who are trying to hold off GOP challenges in red states, as well as Michelle Nunn in Georgia and Alison ...

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About Karen Pryor | Karen Pryor Clicker Training

"Hi! I'm Karen Pryor, the author of Don't Shoot the Dog and one of the founders ...

Karen Pryor Clicker Training | The Leader in Positive Reinforcement ...

Karen Pryor method of operant conditioning using clickers to manage animal behavior.

Karen Pryor Academy | Learn Dog Training | Become a Dog Trainer

Karen Pryor Academy for Animal Training & Behavior teaches inspired animal training with innovative programs designed for both experienced and aspiring ...

Who We Are | Karen Pryor Academy

Karen Pryor Academy for Animal Training & Behavior teaches inspired animal training with innovative programs designed for both experienced and aspiring ...

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